Been thinking...about hurricanes and storms...and junk that we can create..

@vandana7 (65003)
India
October 15, 2016 3:42am CST
Seriously...if we could press all the junk that we create in some sort of odd shapes and keep dumping randomly at a distance from beaches...would the storm current be then weakened. I intend to post only short stupid posts...but I do think it is possible to utilize non-utilizable waste in this manner..and keep even sharks and whales from beaching.
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@JolietJake (51144)
• United States
15 Oct 16
So now you think sharks and whales should not be allowed to use the beaches? What's next? Cats and dogs banned from the sand?
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
They are too majestic for our beaches.
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@JolietJake (51144)
• United States
15 Oct 16
@vandana7 I was once married to a majestic beach
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
@JolietJake .. So..what happened..high maintenance?
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@LadyDuck (157722)
• Switzerland
15 Oct 16
There is already enough junk on the beaches, we do not need to add more.
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
No no...what I meant is compress the junk and transform it all into tetrapods and dump such tetrapods at a distance of 10 kilometers from beach or some place that is shallow enough so that when the strong currents come they face some resistance from such junk.
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@LadyDuck (157722)
• Switzerland
15 Oct 16
@vandana7 I fear that we cannot stop the force of nature, but I think I saw something similar in some places.
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
@LadyDuck .. Now the onus is on you to prove ...whether such things are effective and where you saw such things..lol
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• New Delhi, India
15 Oct 16
I think this is a good idea..... Why not give it a try everyone
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
It means pressing them under heavy pressure and random shapes so they get interlocked somewhere, and do not interlock somewhere...and making them into heavy things like those tetrapods..a distance of 10 km can be identified and the whole length of beach can be safeguarded. Just small beaches for starters and see if it is effective...but they would need to be really heavy...and well bonded...
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@hora_fugit (5442)
• India
15 Oct 16
It's not only storm currents that would be weakened....
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
What else...would be weakened..
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• India
15 Oct 16
@vandana7 Normal currents. I guess these things would land on the sea-bed. Deep actions, deep consequences.
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
@hora_fugit .. Actually there are tools to judge the shallowness and depth of sea at any place as far as I know (sonar tools). There is, after all, the great English Channel, and recently the middle east has recreated the miniature world in sea...if those things can be done, this is not such a difficult thing. Two ideas that struck me were...if there is solid wall there can be enough force to break it..but tetrapods can be randomly aligned in shallow margin about 10 km from sea shore, in some of the beaches..we might be able to see the effectiveness of such a measure.What would happen in such case...the force would have to form a vertical file meandering to pass through random openings of tetrapods and structure of tetrapod would hold back part of that water file forcing it to actually become something like a wide tall water fall pouring on either side of the tetrapod lines (it won't be a single line three four lines). The energy would be spent though there will be waves moving up and down...after that for a while...I FEEL. I wish we had some lab like place to test such things... Of course tetrapods would move because of the current...but hey...that only means addition of more rocks out there kind. I am looking at drying compressing and mixing dirt under heavy pressure and covering it with cement concrete to give it tetrapod shape. That way cement and rubble requirements will be low, and we could use industrial waste as well for such things, opening up land for water seeping in into the soil. Random thinking..
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@Daljinder (21575)
• India
15 Oct 16
We already live in a junkyard
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
i say squeeze it all down to make heavy tetrapods and sink them in sea at a distance of say 10 kilometer from the beaches There is enough waste for that...I know I have seen mountains of such waste in Germany (in movies) and mountains elsewhere. When we do that..possibly the trajectory of the hurricane would change..or energy in it would dissipate to some extent bringing down the impact of those rotten winds and water walls.
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@Daljinder (21575)
• India
15 Oct 16
@vandana7 What about water pollution? Sea creatures and sea plants?
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@Daljinder (21575)
• India
15 Oct 16
@vandana7 Oooh NOW I see.
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• Peoria, Arizona
15 Oct 16
It could be something that is possible someday. But for now, Earth needs to go through processes that it needs.
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
Wow..that is first positive response I got. I was thinking of compressing waste from stone crushing and cement industries and quarries into tetrapods and dumping randomly around the coasts ..without building high walls and without obstructing harbors.
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• India
15 Oct 16
@vandana7 Firsts are always to be cherished...
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• Peoria, Arizona
19 Oct 16
@vandana7 People are not always positive to change but you are the kind of minds we need in this world. using waste and making it into something we need! Never stop thinking like this, tell the world what you are thinking. It might help us!
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@skysnap (17817)
15 Oct 16
what is your take on hurricanes? do you think we have disaster management system in india?
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@vandana7 (65003)
• India
15 Oct 16
I can laugh at that..lol
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@Inlemay (16559)
• South Africa
16 Oct 16
they can be short - but please not stupid - ha ha ha, you can always share some quick facts about India for us - we would love to hear - National Fruit, Bird etc
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• United States
15 Oct 16
such'd not weaken the storm, but could possibly help lessen the blow 'f the waves crashin' 'cross the shorelines. 'f course, that'd not be much trouble if'n humans 'd not removed mother natures protective plantin'/landscape to suit their own needs. i'd prefer't though if'n we all jest'd less 'junk' 'n returned to the times 'f ol' when one jest accumulated necessities.
15 Oct 16
I think it is interesting of an idea, but I don't think it would help just because the size. In the US, we have a lot of hurricanes cross over Cuba, which is a bit of a small mountain, and it often still grows in power before it hits Florida.
@garymarsh6 (14075)
• United Kingdom
15 Oct 16
OH you should come here and sort out all my wifes junk! GRRRRRR