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The Resource Lectures for the XXIst century, edited by Bart Raymaekers

Lectures for the XXIst century, edited by Bart Raymaekers

Label
Lectures for the XXIst century
Title
Lectures for the XXIst century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bart Raymaekers
Title variation
Lectures for the 21st century
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What preoccupies scientists today? What is the impact of their ideas and discoveries on ourselves and on our society? This question is the starting point of the 'Lectures for the twenty-first century''. Parallel to the established Dutch series, this year for the first time an English edition was organized. This first English edition offers an international audience a glimpse behind the scenes of the laboratories, the work shops or the studies and shows how linguistic justice, the history of Belgium, Fair Play, food supplies, global change, cultural identity, China and the global environmental
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Raymaekers, Bart
Series statement
Lectures for the XXIst Century
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Science
  • Twenty-first century
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Science
  • Twenty-first century
Label
Lectures for the XXIst century, edited by Bart Raymaekers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LECTURES FOR THE XXIst CENTURY; CONTENTS; LECTURES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY "INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE AND CULTURAL IDENTITY OF BELGIUM"; LINGUISTIC JUSTICE FOR EUROPE, BELGIUM AND THE WORLD; INTRODUCTION: THREE INTERPRETATIONS; DEMYSTIFICATIONIf linguistic injustice; SYMBOLIC EQUALITY; LINGUISTIC TERRITORIALITY; LAPONCE'S LAW AND THE SURVIVAL ARGUMENT; LANGUAGE SURVIVAL WITHOUT TERRITORY?; CONCLUSION: THE WAY FORWARD; APPENDIX: LANGUAGE TRENDS IN EUROPE AND BELGIUM; BIBLIOGRAPHY; THE HISTORIC AND THE CURRENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN BELGIUM FOR KING AND LASAGNE; INTRODUCTION
  • The belgian challengea coat of two different fabrics with one button ; a history of changing concepts; the current situation in belgium; culture and public debate; no belgian parties; the present day federal model; a unique system; the federal entities; no hierarchy; federal or confederal?; the lasagne model; the lack of a common story; one debate, one country?; the common story; not just incidents ... ; the future of belgium; and the european union?; fair play: its origins and meanings in sport and society; introduction; what's in a word?; the development of modern sport
  • From betting to fairness: modern sport as a metaphor for equality"to be a good animal": modern sport as a metaphor for competition; the public schools and modern sport; the ghost of tom brown; from the public schools to the working classes: amateurs versus professionals; the waning of the amateur sport ethos: from eton to proshow; conclusion; bibliography; more food, less water; water in the world: challenges for the 21st century; water availability and water demand; water footprints; challenges for irrigated agriculture; crop water productivity; how efficient are crops in their water usage?
  • Several ways to improve crop water productivityhow to improve irrigation water management; designing irrigation plans to match water supply with demand; irrigation charts for farmers; deficit irrigation: deliberately provoking water stress; simulation of crop development and yield; simulation as a tool for obtaining promising field management strategies ; aquacrop: a crop water productivity model from fao; soil water balance; biomass production; harvest index and yield; what results can be expected?; bibliography; 4.5 billion years of global change; an unchanging world?
  • System earth: why the world is in a permanent state of changefrom the 'building of mountains' to a 'living planet'; system earth; driving the system; the natural thermostat; global change; the 'goldilocks phenomenon' -- " ... not too hot, not too cold ... "; rare earth hypothesis; ''chronicle of a death foretold'; 'bursting the limits of time'; the birth of geology; measuring time; 'deep time'; modi operandi of time; back to the future; system earth on the human time scale; the human time scale; the holocene: a climatic oddity?; the 'hockey stick syndrome'
Control code
ocn715171956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn40k
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715171956
Label
Lectures for the XXIst century, edited by Bart Raymaekers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LECTURES FOR THE XXIst CENTURY; CONTENTS; LECTURES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY "INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE AND CULTURAL IDENTITY OF BELGIUM"; LINGUISTIC JUSTICE FOR EUROPE, BELGIUM AND THE WORLD; INTRODUCTION: THREE INTERPRETATIONS; DEMYSTIFICATIONIf linguistic injustice; SYMBOLIC EQUALITY; LINGUISTIC TERRITORIALITY; LAPONCE'S LAW AND THE SURVIVAL ARGUMENT; LANGUAGE SURVIVAL WITHOUT TERRITORY?; CONCLUSION: THE WAY FORWARD; APPENDIX: LANGUAGE TRENDS IN EUROPE AND BELGIUM; BIBLIOGRAPHY; THE HISTORIC AND THE CURRENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN BELGIUM FOR KING AND LASAGNE; INTRODUCTION
  • The belgian challengea coat of two different fabrics with one button ; a history of changing concepts; the current situation in belgium; culture and public debate; no belgian parties; the present day federal model; a unique system; the federal entities; no hierarchy; federal or confederal?; the lasagne model; the lack of a common story; one debate, one country?; the common story; not just incidents ... ; the future of belgium; and the european union?; fair play: its origins and meanings in sport and society; introduction; what's in a word?; the development of modern sport
  • From betting to fairness: modern sport as a metaphor for equality"to be a good animal": modern sport as a metaphor for competition; the public schools and modern sport; the ghost of tom brown; from the public schools to the working classes: amateurs versus professionals; the waning of the amateur sport ethos: from eton to proshow; conclusion; bibliography; more food, less water; water in the world: challenges for the 21st century; water availability and water demand; water footprints; challenges for irrigated agriculture; crop water productivity; how efficient are crops in their water usage?
  • Several ways to improve crop water productivityhow to improve irrigation water management; designing irrigation plans to match water supply with demand; irrigation charts for farmers; deficit irrigation: deliberately provoking water stress; simulation of crop development and yield; simulation as a tool for obtaining promising field management strategies ; aquacrop: a crop water productivity model from fao; soil water balance; biomass production; harvest index and yield; what results can be expected?; bibliography; 4.5 billion years of global change; an unchanging world?
  • System earth: why the world is in a permanent state of changefrom the 'building of mountains' to a 'living planet'; system earth; driving the system; the natural thermostat; global change; the 'goldilocks phenomenon' -- " ... not too hot, not too cold ... "; rare earth hypothesis; ''chronicle of a death foretold'; 'bursting the limits of time'; the birth of geology; measuring time; 'deep time'; modi operandi of time; back to the future; system earth on the human time scale; the human time scale; the holocene: a climatic oddity?; the 'hockey stick syndrome'
Control code
ocn715171956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn40k
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715171956

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