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Westphalian

[west′fāl·yən]
(geology)
A European stage of Upper Carboniferous geologic time, forming the Middle Pennsylvanian, above upper Namurian and below Stephanian.
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Further analysis has shown hydrocarbon saturations of over 50% in the upper parts of the Dinantian, as well as the occurrence of hydrocarbons from some cutting samples from both the Dinantian and Westphalian levels.
Yet the Westphalian system was destroyed by the two world wars of the first half of the 20th century both of which were in fact European wars for world domination.
Stop fueling 'Clash of Civilizations.' Both Israelis and Palestinians are victims of history, so to achieve lasting peace, both must accept their respective pasts, adopt Westphalian doctrines, build on commonalities and launch joint-development projects.
By breaking down traditional borders, it poses a direct challenge to the very foundation of the Westphalian order.
Moreover, the history of states has contains an abundance of events involving non-state insurgents since the dawn of the Westphalian system.
In response, the League of Nations, following the war, upgraded the Westphalian system.
If the world is becoming one for the first time in human history, then can it be called as the collapse of Westphalian states or even the dawn of a new era of post-post-Westphalian state?
In the end, however, Floristella's analysis ends up in the same spot as numerous other analyses of ASEAN: the organization remains handicapped in its development by the continuing commitment of most of its members to Westphalian state sovereignty and the norm of non-intervention.
The carboniferous Westphalian and Namurian contains numerous sandstones which are proven reservoirs in the oilfields within the Gainsborough Trough.
She received her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Rhenish Westphalian Technical University (RWTH) in Aachen, Germany.
In just under 400 pages, Kissinger takes the reader from the Westphalian system established in 1648 to the current Islamist crisis, addressing the various concepts of world order that have influenced international relations in the modern era in Europe, Asia, and America.
Following Dortmund's DFB-Pokal final defeat to Wolfsburg and Klopp's emotional departure, it is time for the Westphalian club to turn the page - and Tuchel is now happy to take the limelight.