Upper Silesia


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Upper Silesia

a region of SW Poland, formerly ruled by Germany: coal mining and other heavy industry
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The most deep mining seismic events in Upper Silesia were related to regional geological structures focusing stress (e.
In fact, Himmler created "a unique institution" to deal with Jewish ghetto labor in east Upper Silesia (Steinbacher 284).
With its ancient Slavic place names and bishopric of Vratislava, with a residual Slavic presence in its villages--gradually increasing toward the east until Upper Silesia itself opted to join prewar Poland-Silesia was variously Polish and Czech, Austrian, Prussian, German, and, after the Second World War, Polish again.
While agriculture set the economic tone in Lower and Middle Silesia, vast coal deposits along the eastern edge of Upper Silesia provided a foundation for heavy industry.
Case studies discussed include: economic valuation of environmental impacts in the severely disadvantaged areas in England; a French case study of landscape valuation and public environmental policies; latent market segmentation analysis of choice experiment data and implications of the EU's GM labeling policy value inference using contingent valuation and choice experiments in Spanish forests, flood risk reduction versus habitat conservation in Poland's Upper Silesia Region, and valuing of rail noise abatement in Trento, Italy, among others.
Tens of thousands of prisoners, mostly Jews, were forced to march to the city of Wodzislaw in the western part of Upper Silesia.
Outstanding Studies: to Dr Anna Sulimowska-Ociepka and the Technical University of Silesia for her PhD thesis on the Old Workers' Estates in Upper Silesia (Poland);
Anna Kidawa, spokeswoman for the Upper Silesia Health Centre for Child and Mother in Katowice, Southern Poland said: "The women were suspended immediately and we are in the process of dismissing them.
Restructuring Regional and Local Economies: Towards a Comparative Study of Scotland and Upper Silesia.
I suppose any seasoned architectural conference-goer should know the score: the official theme could be about deep freezing tundra foundations in Upper Silesia and all the speakers would still turn up with several carousel trays of their latest design work.

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