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Cover for From disease assessment to decision support systems.

This chapter focuses on disease assessment, examples of disease forecasting and decision support systems primarily from Northern European countries, and address types of yield losses and yield loss assessments.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Europe's smallest states and anomalous geographical areas.

This introductory chapter provides an initial conceptual grounding for studying irregular territories and microstates and establishes definitions and terms that will be used all through the book, including sovereignty, state borders, state sizes, and the idea that many countries have geographical...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Unrecognized polities: the de facto states and micronations of Europe.

This chapter focuses on 'unrecognized polities', or locations that claim to be sovereign states but do not exist legitimately outside of their creators' own imaginations or local realms of power. In spite of their lack of universal recognition, the two types of entities examined in this chapter (de ...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Perspectives on tourism and small polities in Europe.

This concluding chapter highlights some of the main concepts elucidated throughout this book about tourism's relationships with the political geography of smallness, marginality, separation, overdependence, political vulnerabilities, and pan-Europeanism. It also suggests future research needs in...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A legal framework of one health: the human-animal relationship.

This chapter provides an introduction to the legal framework of One Health. It begins with an overview of national Swiss provisions concerning the human-animal relationship in constitutional law, private law and animal welfare law including animal disease law. The chapter then introduces European...

Author(s)
Wettlaufer, L.; Hafner, F.; Zinsstag, J.; Farnese, P. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From burial spaces to pilgrimage sites: the changing role of European cemeteries.

This chapter examines the role of military cemeteries and their relationship to pilgrimage and tourism. In particular, focus is given to the element of scale, with cemeteries being viewed as individual pilgrimage sites, pilgrimage destinations, or one of several cemeteries along a pilgrimage...

Author(s)
Pliberšek, L.; Basle, N.; Lebe, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dioxins I. Dynamics and legal directives in Europe.

Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans are a group of aromatic hydrocarbons, emitted mostly from anthropogenic sources, that have negative effects on human health. Chlorine and carbon compounds, in combination with temperature and combustion processes, are the main...

Author(s)
Dopico, M.; Gómez, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The family of tourism routes.

This chapter provides an overview of how tourism routes can be categorized according to principal motivations for travel. Four of the categories are examined: cultural tours and circuits; themed and branded driving routes; cycling routes; and long-distance walking trails. A case study is presented...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter

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