Download E-books Buried Waste in the Seabed—Acoustic Imaging and Bio-toxicity: Results from the European SITAR Project PDF

By Dr Philippe Blondel C.Geol.,FGS, Ph.D., M.Sc., Professor Andrea Caiti (auth.)

Buried waste at the seabed is a big resource of pollutants. yet, quite often, waste websites are usually not recognized until eventually a significant challenge happens, or will not be competently mapped. contemporary examples round Europe contain WWI and WWII ammunition sell off websites (e.g. Beufort Dyke within the UK), dumped nuclear submarines within the Arctic Seas, clandestine or hidden toxic-waste within the Baltic Sea and the North Sea.. whether accurately documented, waste websites evolve with time (dumped fabric can circulate with currents and tides, particularly on a scale of a long time; toxic-material barrels can corrode and leak). This publication indicates the result of a concerted EU-funded attempt to take on this challenge and locate leading edge how one can determine and map poisonous waste websites ona the seabed, whether or not they were lined with sediments or no longer. those effects are acceptable to any sector at the seabed within the complete world.

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Download E-books Stereotactic Treatment of Epilepsy: Symposium under the Sponsorship of the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Bratislava 1975 PDF

By Prof. F. J. Gillingham (auth.), F. John Gillingham, Edward R. Hitchcock, Pavel Nádvorník (eds.)

has extra broadened arguable notwithstanding this topic and certainly the result of amygdaloidotomy could be. lt was once Jinnai in 1963 who first released his paintings at the keep an eye on of intractable epilepsy through interruption of conduction pathways of the epileptic discharge utilizing stereotactic lesions within the box of Forel. This was once via lesions within the thalamus by way of Mullen in 1967, and by way of capsular lesions by means of Bertrand in 1970 and myself in 1971. within the macroscopic shape this was once conducted by way of part of the inter­ hemispheric cerebral connections through open operation via Vogel in 1969. This has been an enormous contribution to wisdom of the fundamental mechanisms of the propagation of the epileptic discharge and to our figuring out of mind functionality yet i'd glance to stereotactic suggestions for the larger improvement strength. There are, after all, barriers. Bilateral lesions of powerful dimension are tricky to accomplish with out unwanted effects, quite in admire of speech (notably dysarthria) and but are crucial if intractable epilepsy is to be con­ trolled in severity and frequency. elevated accuracy of goal siting and keep an eye on of the scale of lesion aren't the complete solution for inevi­ tably there are parts the place vital neuronal circuits are very crowded. yet we should always now not underestimate the contribution of surgical procedure. more and more the clinical treatment of epilepsy is lower than scrutiny.

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Download E-books Growing Apart?: America and Europe in the 21st Century PDF

Many concept the twenty first century may witness political, fiscal or even ideological convergence among the international locations of the West. This has no longer occurred. at the present time we see the USA 'growing aside' from her democratic allies and acquaintances. growing to be aside indicates how the social, political, and fiscal forces shaping complicated democratic states are pushing the US in numerous instructions from the remainder of the democratic global and argues that those adjustments aren't the fabricated from any specific president or executive. This quantity brings jointly a suite of major students who every one learn the evolution of other social, political, and monetary forces shaping Europe and the United States. it's the first ebook to unite the diplomacy scholarship on transatlantic kin with the comparative politics literature at the forms of capitalism. Taken jointly, the essays during this quantity tackle no matter if the 'West' will proceed to stay a coherent entity within the twenty first century.

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Download E-books Social Capital in Eastern Europe: Poland an Exception? PDF

By Katarzyna Lasinska

Katarzyna Lasinska offers with the results of democratic transitions in center and japanese Europe. through identifying particular units of nations in keeping with the most factors reminiscent of Catholic culture, transformation method and communist legacies, the writer identifies key components explaining specific findings in Poland. Thank to systematically used comparative study technique the pitfalls of idiosyncratic argumentation are effectively refrained from. via inclusion of non secular culture as an explanative issue the consequences transcend the generally used East-West comparisons. the writer offers a accomplished photo of advanced stipulations and diversified methods for social capital development throughout japanese eu societies.

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Download E-books Green Ice: Tourism Ecologies in the European High North PDF

This publication offers vigorous case reports of tourism advancements within the ecu excessive North from diversified views. It compares perspectives of the altering political ecology of a delicate zone formed via climatic and cultural components. In exploring the mutual family among new advancements in Arctic shuttle narratives and tourism practices. eco-friendly Ice: Tourism Ecologies within the eu excessive North will pay specific awareness to the altering discourses that produce, and are in flip produced via, encounters among modern Arctic peoples and territories. Questions of gender and nationality are thought of along a comparability of texts and practices in numerous languages, interpreting the politics of language and its major position in tourism. This identify can pay recognition to the altering symbolic price of Arctic discourses in environmental hobbies, in an effort to think about the shut connections among worldwide varieties of environmentalist discourse and motion and native cultural responses. an attractive and well timed paintings, this publication can be of significant curiosity to students of Geography, Anthropology, and Arctic Tourism.

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Download E-books European Pork Chains; Diversity and Quality Challenges in Consumer-Oriented Production and Distribution PDF

By Jacques Trienekens, et al

During this e-book the consequences are provided of a complete stock of beef chains that has been performed via professional interviews and in-depth case reviews. the main target of the booklet is on how good assorted and fragmented provide within the eu red meat region suits differentiating calls for for red meat items in swiftly evolving markets. one of many significant themes mentioned within the publication is administration of caliber in various mainstream and area of expertise ecu beef chains. Inter-enterprise info structures, governance types, logistics and sustainability points of eu red meat chains also are offered, in addition to a couple of attention-grabbing options within the chains. 'European red meat chains' contains 4 chapters that debate the ecu beef chain as a complete and 9 chapters that current case experiences. The latter contain 3 forte beef chains (Iberian ham from Spain, Mangalica red meat from Hungary, and natural beef from the Netherlands) and 3 neighborhood red meat chains in Europe (a Greek built-in chain, the German 'Eichenhof' chain and the French 'Cochon de Bretagne' chain). To let comparability with chains outdoor Europe, a evaluation of red meat chains in China, Canada, Brazil and South Africa has been integrated. The publication offers a accomplished photo of the constitution, functioning and demanding situations of the eu beef region. it really is meant to be a precious resource of knowledge for practitioners in addition to scientists.

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Download E-books Imaging of Brain Metabolism Spine and Cord Interventional Neuroradiology Free Communications: XVth Congress of the European Society of Neuroradiology Würzburg, September 13th–17th, 1988 PDF

By K. Bergström, C. Muhr, M. Bergström, P. O. Lundberg, P. Lundin, B. Långström (auth.), Prof. Dr. med. Maschallah Nadjmi (eds.)

The complaints of the XVth Congress of the eu Society of Neuroradiology are offered during this quantity. The 4 major issues are: new imaging of mind metabolism, the backbone and rope, interventional neuroradiology, and unfastened communications together with a number of sclerosis, AIDS and the hypophysis.

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Download E-books The European Union and the Culture Industries: Regulation and the Public Interest PDF

By David Ward

This edited assortment brings jointly prime lecturers of their respective fields to check the eu Union's influence on media and public coverage. It presents an research of the wider parts of ecu coverage and hyperlinks those jointly to provide a better appreciation of the nuances and scope of ecu regulatory tasks and their impression at the member states. less than a huge public curiosity point of view, the authors supply an evaluate of the luck of european coverage in retaining the general public curiosity within the tradition industries and respecting sure normative ideas and balancing those with industry dynamics.

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