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Cold Air Damming

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Along the eastern slopes of the Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains, a dynamic feature frequently observed during precipitation events is cold air damming (CAD). This occurs when...

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Cold Air Damming

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Along the eastern slopes of the Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains, a dynamic feature frequently observed during precipitation events is cold air damming (CAD). This occurs when...

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Cold Air Damming

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 1778 words.

Along the eastern slopes of the Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains, a dynamic feature frequently observed during precipitation events is

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physical oceanography

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Is the study of the physical processes taking place within the oceans and their interactions with the atmosphere. The high heat capacity of water relative to air means the oceans play a...

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Part II Evolution and Theoretical Bases of the Law of International Watercourses, 4 The Theoretical Bases of International Watercourse Law: An Examination of the Four Principal Theories

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 63 pages. 37347 words.

This chapter studies the four principal theoretical bases of the law of international watercourses, ranging from absolute territorial sovereignty to community of interest. This study yields...

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Fisheries, African

Barbara Walker.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2103 words.

Millions of people in Africa earn their livelihood directly or indirectly from fishing. Due to the scarcity and expense of livestock, fish provide 60 to 75 percent of animal protein...

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Cyber Operations as Nuclear Counterproliferation Measures

Marco Roscini.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12196 words.

Focusing on recent malware that allegedly targeted Iran’s nuclear programme, this article discusses the legality of inter-state cyber operations as measures to prevent the proliferation of...

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Systemic Regulation of Global Trade and Finance: A Tale of Two Systems

R. Michael Gadbaw.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 11127 words.

The recent financial crisis has put enormous strains on the global systems governing international finance and trade. These two important international regulatory systems, created after...

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Part III Human Health and Human Rights, 13 Healthy Oceans for Healthy Lives: The Contribution of the World Health Organization to Global Ocean Governance

Stefania Negri.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 23 pages. 11040 words.

This chapter focuses on the contribution of the World Health Organization (WHO) to global ocean governance. It first provides an overview of ‘oceans and human health’ as a new...

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Part 3 The Post 9/11-Era (2001–), 51 The Israeli Intervention in Lebanon—2006

Christian J Tams and Wenke Brückner.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 11951 words.

This contribution discusses the Israeli intervention in Lebanon in July 2006. It offers an overview of the facts and context of the intervention and sets out the legal positions taken by...

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UN Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Protection of Civilians

Ray Murphy.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 18421 words.

UN peacekeeping has had a long and controversial involvement in the affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The current operation there constitutes one of the UN’s most...

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Self-Defence

Christopher Greenwood.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 7968 words.

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Memory Frictions: Localizing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Sierra Leone

Rosalind Shaw.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 12558 words.

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This paper concerns the frictions of engagement when transitional justice mechanisms are implemented in local contexts. My focus is the practice of...

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9 ICSID from 1989 to 1999

Antonio R. Parra.

in The History of ICSID

February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 34 pages. 22033 words.

This chapter deals with the last year of the 1980s and all of the subsequent decade. Though mostly placid for ICSID, the period was one of momentous change elsewhere in the World Bank Group...

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Part I Commercial Arbitration in the Energy Sector, 5 Energy Construction and Infrastructure Disputes

Peter Rees QC and Jess Connors.

in International Arbitration in the Energy Sector

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 11607 words.

This chapter discusses the types of disputes which commonly arise in relation to energy and infrastructure construction projects. In terms of physical subject matter — that is, what is...

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Billion-dollar questions? Legal aspects of commercial space activities

Frans G von der Dunk.

in Uniform Law Review

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 14541 words.

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Currently, several well-funded companies in the USA are in the process of developing long-term missions to asteroids to harvest mineral resources that...

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Achieving the Dream: Autonomous Arbitration

Julian D.M. Lew.

in Arbitration International

June 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 11894 words.

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Operationalizing the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and Conflict Prevention: Dilemmas of Civilian Protection in Armed Conflict

Hitoshi Nasu.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 15636 words.

The responsibility to protect is a nascent, highly contentious concept. Although a restrictive understanding of the concept was agreed upon by world leaders in 2005, the perspective of...

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