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 Archive focused on gathering all the evidence of creativity and development of music in a vast geographical space, starting from Upper Silesia with Cieszyn Silesia, Lower Silesia with Wroclaw, Legnica, Glogow, Zagan, and Zgorzelec.
The most deep mining seismic events in Upper Silesia were related to regional geological structures focusing stress (e.g.
At the same time, he had to protect industrial production in eastern Upper Silesia. His solution entailed confiscating all Jewish businesses and bank accounts (Dwork 56).
Indeed, that champion of Ulster unionist interests, Arthur Balfour, claimed that in Upper Silesia the wishes of the inhabitants were paramount, or that the post-war peace settlement clearly "put population first and industry second" (255).
Brisbane, Australia, Nov 29, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Linc Energy Ltd (ASX:LNC) is pleased to announce it has secured a significant coal exploration concession "Polanka-Wielkie Drogi" (PWD) in Poland in the south eastern part of the Upper Silesia Coal Basin.
GZE is an electricity distribution, network services and electricity sales firm that operates in Upper Silesia.
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.
Such an investigation has been carried out on material from the regions of Moravia, Upper Silesia and Lesser Poland.
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.
- 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);

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