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German building and structure Introduction
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German building and structure Introduction ab 23.99 € als Taschenbuch: Traventhal House Kiel Castle Princes' House Lübeck Airport Stadion der Freundschaft) Bornstedt Crown Estate Sanssouci Picture Gallery Roman Baths MIDAL Halstenbek station Cecilienhof Preetz Priory Rügen Bridge. Aus dem Bereich: Bücher, Reise, Reiseführer, Europa,

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Vossloh G2000 BB
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Vossloh G 2000 BB is a four axle heavy shunting and mainline locomotive built at the former MaK plant in Kiel. At the time of its introduction in 2000 it was the most powerful hydraulic transmission locomotive in Vossloh's range. The Deutsche Bahn AG (DB AG) reporting number for this loco is 253The locomotive was unveiled at Innotrans in 2000. The initial model had an asymmetric cab (see image) with a walkway, the asymmetric cab design allows the walkway to extend all the way to each end of the locomotive, coupled with remote control operation this means that shunting can be done from an external viewpoint whilst still riding on the locomotive.

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Plasma Physics
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The enlarged new edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic processes in plasmas and demonstrates that the same fundamental concepts describe cold gas-discharge plasmas, space plasmas, and hot fusion plasmas. Starting from particle drifts in magnetic fields, the principles of magnetic confinement fusion are explained and compared with laser fusion. Collective processes are discussed in terms of plasma waves and instabilities. The concepts of plasma description by magnetohydrodynamics, kinetic theory, and particle simulation are stepwise introduced. Space charge effects in sheath regions, double layers and plasma diodes are given the necessary attention. The novel fundamental mechanisms of dusty plasmas are explored and integrated into the framework of conventional plasmas. The book concludes with a concise description of modern plasma discharges.Written by an internationally renowned researcher in experimental plasma physics, the text keeps the mathematical apparatus simple and emphasizes the underlying concepts. The guidelines of plasma physics are illustrated by a host of practical examples, preferentially from plasma diagnostics. There, Langmuir probe methods, laser interferometry, ionospheric sounding, Faraday rotation, and diagnostics of dusty plasmas are discussed. Though primarily addressing students in plasma physics, the book is easily accessible for researchers in neighboring disciplines, such as space science, astrophysics, material science, applied physics, and electrical engineering.This second edition has been thoroughly revised and contains substantially enlarged chapters on plasma diagnostics, dusty plasmas and plasma discharges. Probe techniques have been rearranged into basic theory and a host of practical examples for probe techniques in dc, rf, and space plasmas. New topics in dusty plasmas, such as plasma crystals, Yukawa balls, phase transitions and attractive forces have been adopted. The chapter on plasma discharges now contains a new section on conventional and high-power impulse magnetron sputtering. The recently discovered electrical asymmetry effect in capacitive rf-discharges is described.The text is based on an introductory course to plasma physics and advanced courses in plasma diagnostics, dusty plasmas, and plasma waves, which the author has taught at Kiel University for three decades. The pedagogical approach combines detailed explanations, a large number of illustrative figures, short summaries of the basics at the end of each chapter, and a selection of problems with detailed solutions.

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International Capital Flows: Economic Impact an...
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Diploma Thesis from the year 2000 in the subject Economics - Finance, grade: 1, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, language: English, abstract: This paper deals with three highly controversial aspects in the international finance literature: the degree of international financial integration, the economic impact of capital mobility, and the potential role of capital controls in the emerging international financial architecture. Regarding the first aspect, many observers have been influenced by the recent hype about 'globalisation' and in fact take it for granted that capital markets have become almost fully integrated into a world financial marketplace. This paper, reviews evidence that challenges this conventional wisdom, though confirming that the degree of international financial integration is rising. With respect to the second aspect, it is demonstrated that there are circumstances under which the free flow of international capital could negatively impact upon economic performance and/or otherwise welfare-enhancing domestic policies. This finding conflicts with traditional theory and provides an economic rationale for the judicious introduction of capital controls. With this assertion in mind, the final aspect, the role of capital controls, is investigated. The specific question explored is how far restrictions on international capital flows are able to avert a costly economic imbalance arising from fluctuations in the balance of payments. Although the international consensus seems to have shifted in recent years towards promoting Chilean-style capital controls as a potential new building block in the international financial landscape, this paper cautions against such a generalisation of the Chilean experience. Rather, a review of the empirical literature suggests that much of Chile's economic success story in the last decade can be explained by factors other than its control regime. The rising degree of international financial integration enhances the need for small countries to resolve their dilemma of being dependent on external funding and, at the same time, most vulnerable to sudden reversals of international capital flows. Yet, simple solutions of how to counterbalance the potential threats of capital mobility in a second-best equilibrium, are not found to be easily forthcoming. In particular, this paper argues that capital controls are no panacea - even less so, if they delay necessary macro- and microeconomic reforms.

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French Loan Words in the English Language
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Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,3, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (Englisches Seminar), course: English Lexicology: Words and their Meaning, language: English, abstract: The dates for the beginning and end of the Middle English period are rather controversial. But many linguists do agree that by 1100 certain changes to the English language were sufficiently well established to justify the use of the adjective middle to designate the language in what was actually a phase of transition from the English of the early Middle Ages - Old English - to that of the first printed books at the end of the 15th century. During this period many changes occurred that may be noted in nearly every aspect of the language: in its phonology, its semantics and in its lexicon, where many Old English words were replaced by borrowed items from the French language. But although the French influence did not cease with the end of the 15th century, due to its size of merely seven pages this term paper will concentrate on the Middle English period. Starting with a short introduction to the historical background of the French Influence on the English language, there will be examples of the borrowed vocabulary, explanations why they were borrowed and how they can be further distinguished into loan words from Norman and Central French. Moreover, there will be an analysis of how the process of borrowing led to the highly distinctive vocabulary of the English language regarding register and style. The structure of this term paper is chronological as it seemed to be the most appropriate regarding the historical nature of this paper's topic.

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Bridging Divides
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Maritime canals dissolve natural barriers to the dispersal of marine organisms, thus providing novel opportunities for natural dispersal, as well as for shipping-mediated transport. The introduction of alien species has proved to be one of the most profound and damaging of anthropogenic deeds - with both ecological and economic costs. This book is the first to assess the impacts of the world’s three principal maritime canals – the Kiel, the Panama, the Suez – as invasion corridors for alien biota. These three canals differ in their hydrological regimes, the types of biotas they connect, and in their permeability to invasions. Dr. Stephan Gollasch was involved in the first European ship sampling programme on ballast water, tank sediments and ship hull fouling (1992-1996). His PhD is world-wide the first thesis based on ballast water sampling. In addition to laboratory and desk studies he spent more than 125 days at sea during several biological surveys and joint ships on their voyages through the Kiel and Suez Canals. Due to the international aspect of biological invasions Dr. Gollasch became a member of several international working groups: International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES); International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the Baltic Marine Biologists (BMB). As an independent consultant he is today involved projects related to biological invasions (e.g. ballast water treatment, ship sampling, risk assessment). Recently he was involved in the development of risk assessments and ballast water management scenarios for the European Atlantic coast, North, Baltic, Caspian and Mediterranean Seas. Dr. Bella Galil is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Institute of Oceanography, Israel. Her main research interests are the anthropogenic changes occurring in the Levantine marine biota, and the impact of alien species on the Mediterranean ecosystem. She has conducted numerous studies and surveys off the Israeli coast monitoring the benthic biota from the intertidal to the bathyal. She co-chairs the scientific committee of marine ecosystems of the International Commission for Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean (CIESM), and is a member of the Invasive Species Scientific Committee, IUCN. Galil published over 130 papers in scientific journals and co-edited a volume of the 'CIESM Atlas of Exotic species in the Mediterranean'. Recently she coordinated the drafting of Guidelines for controlling the vectors of introduction into the Mediterranean of non-indigenous species and invasive marine species for the UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas RAC/SPA. Dr. Andrew Cohen is the Director of the Biological Invasions Program at the San Francisco Estuary Institute in Oakland, California. His research has focused on the extent, impacts and vectors of aquatic invasions. He has organized and led rapid assessment surveys for exotic marine species in various localities including one at both ends of the Panama Canal. He helped write California's first ballast water law in 1999, and recently helped develop ballast water discharge standards for the state that seem likely to be enacted this year. He also drafted a petition from the research community that led to a U.S. ban on importing the 'Killer Seaweed' Caulerpa taxifolia, and provided technical assistance to a recently successful lawsuit that will force ballast water discharges into U.S. waters to be regulated as biological pollutants under the U.S. Clean Water Act. For his work he has received a Pew Marine Conservation Fellowship and the San Francisco BayKeeper's Environmental Achievement Award.  

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Norway And The Union With Sweden
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NORWAY AND THE UNION WITH SWEDEN by F. NANSEN. Originally published in 1905. PREFACE: IN order to understand the differences, which, especially of late, have reached a critical point in the political relations between Norway and Sweden, it is necessary to know something of the earlier history of the two peoples, and the circumstances under which the Union between them came to be established and under which it has developed. The purpose of this little book is to give readers abroad, who know little about the early history of the Norwegians, a concise and authentic account of the most Important circum stances and events, which, with almost logical con sistency, have led up to the present crisis. The book does not In any way claim to contain anything new or original. It treats of matters about which a great deal has been and will still be written. I have tried, rather, to the best of my ability to state everything on the basis of the most trustworthy and most recognised authorities, and have obtained the counsel and assistance of leading men of the most divergent general political views. I think, therefore, I may venture to say that the contents of these pages are a neutral and reliable statement of what has happened, and of what is the opinion of the Norwegian people. My hope is that a foreigner, after having read this little book, will have gained a sufficient knowledge of our history and aspirations to form a somewhat more just esti mate regarding the difficulties which have arisenin the relations between the two Northern countries. FRIDTJOF NANSEN. LYSAKER, NEAR CHRISTIANIA, May, 1905. Contents include: i HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION . , II THE TREATY OF KIEL AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNION 14 III THE ACT OF UNION RIGSAKTEN 23 IV EPISODES FROM THE HISTORY OF THE UNION .... 28 V. THE CONDUCT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS 49 VI. THE QUESTION OF THE CONSULAR SERVICE . . .. . . 64 VII. THE POLITICAL SITUATION WITHIN THE UNION AT THE MOMENT 82. NORWAY AND THE UNION WITH SWEDEN.i HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION: IT may often be heard said that the Norwegian nation is young. Flattering as that idea may be to us Norwegians, it is nevertheless erroneous to believe that Norway is young as a sovereign state. Norway is one of the oldest kingdoms in Europe, with a history as a sovereign state extending over more than a thousand years. To compare It with the examples nearest at hand, it may be mentioned that Norway became a united kingdom at the end of the ninth century A. B. 872, and had a well-authenticated history covering the next two or three centuries, while Swedens history was still obscure, consisting mostly of a series of kings names. At the time that King Harold Fairhair overcame the last of the lesser kings and founded the kingdom of Norway by the sea-fight of Hafrsfjord, Alfred the Great had been king of England for only one year. Of the states at present constituting Europe, only the kingdom of Denmark, the kingdom of England, and a kingdom of France or of the Franks, together with a Russian principality, are to be recognised as existent at that time. At that far-off date Norway manifested a power that is indeed remarkable. The Norwegians played a prominent part in the founding of new states during the Viking period. They founded colonies on Iceland and Greenland and on the Scottish Islands, which were part of the kingdom of Norway they settled on the Isle of Man, founded a kingdom in Dublin, and took part in the raid that seized Normandy. 1 They played a part also in Frances history, and, indirectly, they also supplied fruitful inspiration to British culture...

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Professional Development and School Improvement
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'Professional Development and School Improvement' is a book based on case studies from the European funded project EUDIST (European Development of Innovative Science Teaching). The project was co-ordinated by the German research institution IPN. The authors from Austria, Germany, Spain, Ireland and Sweden present their national experiences and results from qualitative studies about educational planning in Curriculum Workshops and related science teachers' professional development. In the introduction the question is raised, how to improve science teaching in Europe with teachers as central agents: A main concern of different countries, seeking to improve quality of schooling is the insight of an OECD study that 'teachers matter' in school development. In a cross case study a European/Canadian writing team elaborates different aspects of European reform and teachers' chances to raise their voice in this process. With contributions by Kurt-Evert Alvison, Anita Bergström, Wolfgang Bünder, Digna Couso, Doris Elster, Henning Hansen, Björn Jensen, Udo Klinger, Manfred Lang, Eva Lindfors, Anneli Nilsson, Eva Norén, John Olson, Eva Persson-Holst, Roser Pinto, Elisabeth Porath, Linda Rahm, Geraldine Mooney Simmie, Piotr Szybek and Susanne Uhl-Kling. Manfred Lang is a senior researcher in the Department of Educational Research at the Leibniz Institute for Science Education, Kiel, Germany. His major fields of interest include innovation in science education, curriculum integration, teacher professional development, and international and European comparative studies. He was co-ordinating the Comenius project EUDIST about innovation in European science teacher education and participted in several European and international projects. (Address: IPN, Olshausenstr. 62, D-24098 Kiel, Germany; e-mail: langm@ipn.uni-kiel.de)

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English-Esperanto-English Dictionary (2010 Edit...
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A comprehensive and yet concise two-way dictionary designed for beginners and more advanced students of Esperanto alike, and also incorporating a summary of Esperanto grammar. -- An essential resource for users of Esperanto: Find what you are looking for: Concise yet comprehensive, with coverage of all the words you need, including many technical terms -- Both directions: Contains both Esperanto-English and English-Esperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries -- Keep up-to-date: Completely revised and rewritten, with a thorough coverage of contemporary English and Esperanto -- Check how to write it and say it: With a grammatical introduction presenting a clear and authoritative analysis! ---- Ampleksa sed konciza Esperanta-angla kaj angla-Esperanta vortaro por komencantaj kaj progresintaj studantoj de Esperanto, kun enkonduka prezento de la gramatiko de Esperanto. -- Nemalhavebla richfonto por uzantoj de Esperanto: Trovu tion, kion vi serchas: Konciza sed inkluziva, enhavanta chiujn vortojn kiujn oni bezonas, inkluzive de multaj fakvortoj -- Ambau'direkta: El Esperanto en la anglan kaj el la angla en Esperanton, kun entute pli ol 30000 kapvortoj -- Ghisdatighu! Komplete reviziita kaj reverkita, plene spegulanta la hodiau'ajn anglan lingvon kaj Esperanton -- Kontrolu, kiel esprimi la signifon: Kun gramatika enkonduko klara kaj au'toritata!

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