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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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marsh gas

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 32 words.

Gas composed mainly of methane (CH4) generated in the *anaerobic decay of organic matter by methanogenic bacteria, particularly found in marshes and swamps....

Marsh, Charles Wesley

Henry C. Dethloff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 711 words.

Marsh, Charles Wesley (22 March 1834–09 November 1918), inventor and manufacturer of a harvesting machine, was born on a farm in Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada, the son of Samuel...

Britten, Alan Edward Marsh

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 239 words.

CBE 2003

Born 26 Feb. 1938; s of late Robert Harry Marsh Britten and Helen Marjorie (née Goldson); m 1967, Judith Clare Akerman; two d; died 25 Aug. 2016...

wetlands (bog, marsh)

Giusto Traina.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 2427 words.

The most common words to designate a marsh, a swamp, or a bog are helos in ancient Greek and palus in Latin; beside these terms, less common words were also employed. Literary and...

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Rice, William Marsh

Kathleen Much.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1209 words.

Rice, William Marsh (14 March 1816–23 September 1900), merchant and founder of Rice University, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of David Rice, the inspector of the...

Marsh, Richard William, Baron Marsh (1928–2011), politician and businessman

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1667 words.

Marsh, Richard William, Baron Marsh (1928–2011), politician and businessman, was born on 14 March 1928 at 41 Rolleston Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, the only child of William Marsh, coremaker...

Marsh, Nevill Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics. 169 words.

CBE 1969

Born 13 Aug. 1907; m 1st, 1935, Betty Hide (decd); one s one d; 2nd, 1989, Gillian Hodnett; died 12 March 2004

Director-General, St John Ambulance,...

Combining Economic and Ecological Indicators to Prioritize Salt Marsh Restoration Actions

Robert J. Johnston, Gisele Magnusson, Marisa J. Mazzotta and James J. Opaluch.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 0 words.

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Philip Walter Sawford Andrews

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Andrews was born in Southampton on 12 March 1914, and died in Lancaster on 5 March 1971. He was one of six children. His mother was Ethel Sawford, the daughter of an agricultural and iron...

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Sumner, Helen

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 1142 words.

Sumner, Helen (12 March 1876–10 March 1933), economist, was born Helen Laura Sumner in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the daughter of George True Sumner, an attorney, and Katharine Eudora Marsh. The...

Heath, Cuthbert Eden (1859–1939), underwriter and insurance broker

Robin Pearson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance. 1181 words.

Heath, Cuthbert Eden (1859–1939), underwriter and insurance broker, was born on 23 March 1859 at Forest Lodge, near Southampton, the fourth of the seven children of Captain Leopold George...

Valuation of Marine Ecosystems

Achilleas Vassilopoulos and Phoebe Koundouri.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics. 9260 words.

Water accounts for more than 70% of Earth’s surface, making marine ecosystems the largest and most important ecosystems of the planet. However, the fact that a large part of these...

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Mannahatta to Manhattan

Jason M. Barr.

in Building the Skyline

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Development and Growth. 16294 words.

Before the skyline could be built, New York had to create its land and the land market: hills had to be flattened, marshes drained, land distributed, subdivided, and prices assigned. The...

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de Graffenried, Mary Clare

Julia Walsh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1035 words.

de Graffenried, Mary Clare (19 May 1849–26 April 1921), labor investigator, was born in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of Colonel William Kirkland de Graffenried, a lawyer, and Mary Holt...

Evans, Thomas (1742–1784), bookseller

James E. Tierney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 575 words.

Evans, Thomas (1742–1784), bookseller, left no record of his parents or origin. He was apprenticed in London in 1757 for £40 to Charles Marsh, whose shop was registered as in St...

Thomasson, Thomas (1808–1876), cotton manufacturer

A. C. Howe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 928 words.

Thomasson, Thomas (1808–1876), cotton manufacturer, was born on 6 December 1808 at Turton, near Bolton, Lancashire, the second son of John Thomasson (1776–1837), a cotton manufacturer, and...

Whatever It Takes? Regarding the OMT Ruling of the German Federal Constitutional Court

Samuel Dahan, Olivier Fuchs and Marie-Laure Layus.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 7357 words.

On 14 January 2014, the Bundesverfassungsgericht (German Contitutional Court in Karlsruhe hereafter Karlsruhe) ruled on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Outright Monetary Transaction (OMT)...

Market Economies and Concurrent Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Remedies

Brian D. Kelly.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 10537 words.

Trade authorities often use surrogates for normal value in antidumping proceedings, most famously in the case of nonmarket economies (NMEs). When an authority pursues simultaneous...

Weems, Mason Locke

Don Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biographical Studies. 1326 words.

Weems, Mason Locke (11 October 1759–23 May 1825), Episcopal priest, writer, and book agent, was born at “Marshes Seat,” near Herring Bay, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the son of David...

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 3468 words.

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician, was born on 2 November 1565 and baptized three days later at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, the fifth of the six sons of Maurice...