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History of geophysical research in the Netherlands and its former overseas territories

J. F. Veldkamp

History of geophysical research in the Netherlands and its former overseas territories

by J. F. Veldkamp

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands,
  • Indonesia,
  • Suriname
    • Subjects:
    • Geophysics -- Research -- Netherlands -- History.,
    • Geophysics -- Research -- Indonesia -- History.,
    • Geophysics -- Research -- Suriname -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Veldkamp.
      SeriesVerhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde. Eerste reeks ;, d. 32, Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde., d. 32.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ57 .A532 d. 32, QE505.5 .A532 d. 32
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2616322M
      ISBN 100444856153
      LC Control Number85181310

      [xliii] In the language of the European Union, the OCT acronym stands for ‘overseas countries and territories’. The former Dutch possessions in the Caribbean are characterized as being in a state of ‘unfinished de-colonization’; the process of de-colonization has been halted, suggesting that there is still some colonial hangover to be.   The Netherlands, officially called the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is located in northwest Europe. The Netherlands borders the North Sea to its north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east. The capital and largest city in the Netherlands is Amsterdam, while the seat of government and therefore most government activity is in the Hague.

      The Netherlands at the Death of Elisabeth, (Gardiner’s Atlas of English History, ) Pays-Bas en ; The Spanish Netherlands, (WHKMLA) The Netherlands, ; The Netherlands and Western Germany: The Wars of (Cambridge Modern History Atlas, ) The Netherlands, ; The Netherlands, (Marco Schuffelen).   A former senior fellow at the Remarque Institute at New York University and Max Planck-Sciences Po in Paris, his research areas include European integration, EU migration policy, postwar European geopolitics, and the history of colonialism and decolonization.

      To see what Stalin did to Russia, the best book is Anne Applebaum’s Gulag: A History. Based on detailed archival research, she tells of the sudden arrests, the sham trials, the gruelling transportation, the hardships of labour camps, starvation and disease – and also the way in which modern Russia is unwilling to come to terms with them. Created by a decree, the current BRGM is the fruit of union: the Bureau of Geological, Geophysical and Mining Research (BRGGM), itself the heir to the Bureau of Geological and Geophysical Research (BRGG) founded in by Edmond Friedel and Pierre Pruvost, then intended to map the subsoil of France; the Overseas France Mining Office Seller Rating: % positive.


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History of geophysical research in the Netherlands and its former overseas territories. Verhandelingen Der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie Van Wete EditorNorth-Holland Pub. ISBNmsm Sosef. The Kingdom of the Netherlands (Dutch: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden; pronounced [ˈkoːnɪŋkrɛiɡ dɛr ˈneːdərlɑndə(n)] ()), commonly known as the Netherlands, is a sovereign state and constitutional monarchy with the large majority of its territory in Western Europe and with several small West Indian island territories in the Caribbean (in the Leeward Islands and Leeward Antilles groups).

The Netherlands Online Genealogy Records This chart shows links to countrywide collections. To find links to local and regional resources, go to Netherlands_Regional_Websites., and can be searched free of charge at your local family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.: General Websites.

BRGM is the result of two centuries of pioneering geological exploration and administrative developments. Although the first attempt at a geological survey map was made init was not until that growing interest in extending our knowledge of the sub-surface and in its representation, led to the creation of the French geological mapping service.

BRGM's direct predecessors were then. In the Franco-Dutch War of –, Spain lost still more territory when it came to the assistance of its former Dutch enemies, most notably Franche-Comté. In the Nine Years' War (–) Louis XIV once again invaded the Spanish Netherlands. The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the 15th century.

InChristopher Columbus landed in the Caribbean and claimed the region for first Spanish settlements were established in the Caribbean starting in Although the Spanish conquests of the Aztec empire and the Inca empire in the.

in the Netherlands and its former Overseas Territories. This committee began. its work in The present author was asked to write the history of geophysics, in which of course the relations with geology would be taken into account.

In this book the word "geophysics" means, in particular, the physics of the. Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the History of Geophysics Series, Volume 1. This book marks the beginning of what we hope will be an annual series of volumes presenting articles concerning the social and intellectual history of the geophysical sciences, broadly defined.

will be opening the main building at the former slave-plantation “Frederiksgave” in Ghana to a public audience, following the renovation of the plantation. This project is part of the National Museum’s ongoing research into the Danish slave trade and other activities related to the Danish colonies in Africa and the West Indies.

Under the Republic () the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and West Indies Company (WIC) had gained footholds around the world. When these companies collapsed, their overseas possessions fell to the Dutch state. It was only in the 20th century that the main Dutch colonies - the East Indies and Surinam - gained political independence.

Other articles where History of the Netherlands is discussed: Netherlands: History: This section surveys the history of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from its founding in to the present. For a discussion of the period prior to that date, see Low Countries, history of the.

The research program of the history of cartography, entitled Explokart, was founded by professor Günter Schilder at Utrecht University. The name of the program is derived from " Explo ration and accessibility of Dutch cart ographic documents, 16thth century".

At the Congress of Vienna (–15) the former United Provinces and the former Austrian Netherlands were united under King William I, son of William V of Orange. Inhowever, the former Austrian provinces (Belgium), whose language, religion, and culture differed from those of the Dutch, rebelled against Dutch rule and declared independence.

Whilst the EU has always looked to the future with regards to its outlook and policy directions, there can be no escaping the colonial legacy that Europe forged for itself in the period leading up to the creation of the ECSC in Special relations exist between each colonial power and its former territories.

As a result, this necessitates special relations existing between the EU and. Since the integration of Dutch overseas territories into the Netherlands proper inthe highest peak in the country is Mount Scenery ( m, 2, ft) on the island of Saba, in the Caribbean.

The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories, of which it is by far the largest by comprises the region south of 60°S latitude and between longitudes 20°W and 80°W, forming a wedge shape that extends to the South Pole, overlapping the Antarctic claims of Argentina (Argentine Antarctica.The US shed its empire after and at the same time as the decolonising process was getting underway everywhere else.

In short, I try to show that US history, in its broad international contours at least, was part of a much wider Western developmental story. The second contribution I hope to make follows from what I’ve said about Pérez.This will also test the relationship that The Netherlands will maintain with its by-then, possibly, former semi-autonomous overseas territories.

The worst-case scenario is that either Curaçao or Sint Maarten could emulate Suriname, a former Dutch colony ruled for many years by strongman Desire Bouterse, who repeatedly has been accused of being.