Energy from the oceans, fact or fantasy?

Conference proceedings, January 27-28, 1976, Raleigh, North Carolina
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Ocean thermal power plants -- Congresses., Tidal power-plants -- Congresses., Ocean waves -- Congresses., Ocean currents -- Congresses., Salinity -- Congresses., Wind power -- Congre
Statementedited by Jerome Kohl ; sponsored by Coastal Plains Center for Marine Development Services ... [et al.]
SeriesReport - Center for Marine and Coastal Studies, North Carolina State University ; no. 76-1, [Sea grant publication] ; UNC-SG-76-04, Sea Grant publication (Raleigh, N.C.) -- UNC-SG-76-04.
ContributionsKohl, Jerome., Coastal Plains Center for Marine Development Services.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 110, 2 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17732512M

NASA/ADS. fact or fantasy? book Conference proceedings, Energy from the Oceans, Fact or Fantasy Kohl, J. Abstract. Partial Contents: An overview of the oceans as energy sources; Wave power - nodding duck wave energy extractors; Oceanic windpower; Salinity gradients, tides and waves as energy sources; Legal, political, and environmental aspects of ocean thermal K/abstract.

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Klein’s writing is compelling. This book will talk to you about climate change in terms of the impact we’re having on the climate,   A Multi-Phased Journey. The water, or hydrologic, cycle describes the pilgrimage of water as water molecules make their way from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back again, in some cases to below the surface.

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date. If this is correct Job is very likely to be the oldest book in the Bible - possibly composed during the time of the Patriarchs. See An Introduction to the Book of Job. The prophet Isaiah lived almost 3, years ago which means he could not possibly Energy from ocean waves and tides can be harnessed to generate electricity, and ocean thermal energy—from the heat stored in seawater—can also be converted to electricity.

Using current technologies, most ocean energy is not cost-effective compared to other renewable energy sources, but the ocean remains an important potential energy source.

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of York; The Unnatural History of the Sea, ) warns that “the oceans have changed more in [the] last thirty years than in all of human history before.” In this follow-up to his award-winning account of man's 1,year exploitation of maritime resources, the author not only documents the loss of large sea animals, such as whales, sharks and turtles