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  Amu Darya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Amu Darya (also Amudarya, Amudar'ya, in Persian آمودریا; Darya means "River" in Persian) is a river in Central Asia.
It is then split into many waterways that used to form the river delta joining the Aral Sea, passing Urgench, Dashoguz and other cities, but it does not reach what is left of the sea anymore and is lost in the desert.
Use of water from the Amu Darya for irrigation has been a major contributing factor in the shrinking of the Aral Sea since the late 1950s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amu_Darya   (217 words)

 Publication: AMU
AMU programmes were further developed to solve the structural problems which followed from the high unemployment and the programmes provided the many unemployed with new skills in order to promote employment.
AMU training primarily provides skills and competences related to specific job functions, but a large majority of the training programmes also provides competences to continue at higher levels within a sector.
AMU also offers individual assessment of qualifications in order to clarify the participant's existing qualifications and needs for continuing training, as well as to prepare a participant for an AMU programme.
eng.uvm.dk /factsheets/amu/helepubl.htm   (2601 words)

AMU's anden fase omfattede 1970'erne og 1980'erne, hvor arbejdsmarkedet var præget af stor arbejdsløshed.
Ved regeringsskiftet i 2001 blev AMU overført fra det tidligere Arbejdsministerium til Undervisningsministeriet.
Der er principielt frit optag på AMU, og der er nu mulighed for, at medarbejderteams med forskellig uddannelsesbaggrund kan deltage sammen i uddannelse, f.eks.
us.uvm.dk /amu/om_amu.html?menuid=3005   (577 words)

 AllRefer.com - Amu Darya (CIS And Baltic Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Amu Darya or Amudarya[both: AmOO´ dAryA´, A´mOO dAr´yu] Pronunciation Key, river, c.1,600 mi (2,580 km) long, formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Pandj rivers, which rise in the Pamir Mts.
The Amu Darya is paralleled by the Trans-Caspian RR, which has lessened the river's importance as a transport route.
In ancient times the Amu Darya was called the Oxus and figured importantly in the history of Persia and in the campaigns of Alexander the Great.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/AmuDarya.html   (321 words)

 AMU - a Whatis.com definition - see also: atomic mass unit
An atomic mass unit (symbolized AMU or amu) is defined as precisely 1/12 the mass of an atom of carbon-12.
The mass of an atom in AMU is roughly equal to the sum of the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus.
The AMU is used to express the relative masses of, and thereby differentiate between, various isotopes of elements.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci831527,00.html   (209 words)

 The Applied Meteorology Unit
The Applied Meteorology Unit (AMU) is a tri-agency cooperative effort for transitioning new techniques from the research arena to improve operational weather forecasting and analysis in support of the Space Shuttle and the National Space Program.
It is operated by ENSCO, Inc. under contract to NASA and is co-located with the 45th Weather Squadron at Range Weather Operations (RWO) on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
The AMU has recent experience in operational transition of mesoscale modeling, wind profiling techniques, and lightning detection systems.
science.ksc.nasa.gov /amu/home.html   (97 words)

 Kvalitet og effekt af arbejdsmarkedsuddannelserne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Den erhvervsrettede efteruddannelse for faglærte og ufaglærte foregår først og fremmest inden for rammerne af Arbejdsministeriets arbejdsmarkedsuddannelsessystem (AMU).
Det er ikke alle virksomheder og medarbejdere i AMU's målgruppe, der nås i dag.
Når ikke-brugerne undlader at benytte sig af AMU henvises til, at kurserne ikke dækker virksomhedernes behov for efteruddannelse, at kurserne er for generelle, og at de ikke kunne afse medarbejdere.
www.akf.dk /presse/afamu.htm   (557 words)

 Why AMU? | American Military University Online Degree
In fact, AMU has established a book grant so that undergraduate students do not have to purchase their own books or pay shipping costs, regardless of where they are located.
This grant is available to all AMU undergraduate students who are seeking academic credit for their courses, and is applicable throughout a students’ enrollment in the undergraduate program.
AMU is a member of the American Public University System, which is accredited by DETC.
www.amu.apus.edu /Why-AMU.htm   (577 words)

Amu (played by the beautiful and talented Bengali actress Konkona Sensharma) goes to visit relatives in Dehli from her Los Angeles home after college.
Amu is not certain which she dreads more: discovering that rioters killed her parents or that a man who just might be her father actually participated in the slaughter.
"Amu" is less about finger-pointing than a plea for India to confront its past, to overthrow its official amnesia and deal with the cycles of sectarian violence that continue to haunt that country as witnessed by the 2002 uprising in Gujarat.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/reviews/review_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000817434   (608 words)

 General News of Wednesday, 27 April 2005
It was to throw light on Dr Amu's contribution as a Christian thinker, his career and legacy and explain the nature and significance of his theological landmarks and musical language to enable the present generations to draw inspirations from his rich experience.
Rev Laryea said Dr Amu had argued that for Christianity to survive and achieved its purpose in Africa it must be intelligible and full of life drawing attention to the link between the intellectual dimension of the Christian faith and its praxis.
He said in Amu's view, "If the gospel is represented by a seed, to what extent can we strip it of its husk (the cultural non-essentials) to get to the core (the divine essentials)." According to Rev Laryea, Dr Amu also questioned the fundamental basis for the translation of the gospel.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=80170   (761 words)

 UGC interfering with AMU admission policy, The Milli Gazette, Vol.5 No.01, MG95 (1-15 Jan 04)
AMU students have alleged that desperate attempts are being made to interfere in the internal affairs of the AMU.
Moreover section 1215 (c) of AMU Amendment Act 1981 entrusted the AMU with the task of educational and cultural advancement of Indian Muslims.
Is it that the AMU was founded by a Muslim and has "Muslim" in its nomenclature that it is being made to face the music of the communalists in the administration?" the students asked.
www.milligazette.com /Archives/2004/01-15Jan04-Print-Edition/0101200458.htm   (266 words)

 Amu, Ephraim Kwaku, Ghana, Presbyterian
Amu, whose life spanned almost the entire twentieth century, embodied most of the transitions of Christianity in Ghana in the period.
With the outbreak of World War I, the repatriation of German missionaries, and the closing of the Bremen Mission seminaries, Amu was trained as a teacher-catechist under Scottish Presbyterian missionaries at the Abetifi Seminary founded by the Basel Mission.
For Amu, the most important single influence was the life and career of James Emmanuel Kwegyir Aggrey of Anomabu, who believed that no first-rate educated African would want to be a carbon copy of a white man. No cultural jingoist, Amu neve broke away from the church, and his Christian self-consciousness remained consistent.
www.dacb.org /stories/ghana/amu_ephraim.html   (457 words)

 AMU - Action for a United World Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The basic motivation which led to the constitution of AMU lies in the wide expansion of the Focolare Movement, also in countries that are socially and economically less developed.
AMU carries out an awareness and information campaign to influence public opinion on such topics as development and the culture of dialogue among peoples.
AMU was thus able to organize numerous formation courses for teachers on themes regarding human rights and their worldwide validity.
www.focolare.org /en/sif/2005/en20050110b.html   (571 words)

 Echo Online :: News :: AMU looks at possibility of student regent
The AMU is a coalition of the governing bodies from each of Michigan’s 15 public universities.
The AMU passed a resolution to create a temporary committee within AMU whose responsibility is to research the addition of a student regent.
AMU was founded in 2000 by members of Eastern’s student government.
www.easternecho.com /cgi-bin/story.cgi?1831   (584 words)

 Atomic mass unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is defined to be 1/12 of the mass of one atom of Carbon-12.
The abbreviations "u", "amu" and "Da" are used for this unit; often, atomic masses are written without any unit and then the amu is implied.
The unit is convenient because one hydrogen atom weighs approximately 1 amu, and more generally an atom or molecule that contains n protons and neutrons will have a mass approximately equal to n amu.
www.fact-index.com /a/at/atomic_mass_unit.html   (264 words)

Astronaut Eugene Cernan wore the suit during the Gemini IX-A mission in June 1966 in an unsuccessful attempt to test the AMU during extravehicular activity.
The ELSS was then delivered to Manned Spacecraft Center for tests (April 22) while the AMU was prepared for installation in the adapter.
AMU Final Systems Test and installation for flight were accomplished May 7.
www.friends-partners.org /partners/mwade/craft/g4camu.htm   (544 words)

AMU is dedicated to providing quality education to the men and women of the Armed Forces.
AMU is licensed by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and, as a member institution of the American Public University System, is nationally accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council.
However, AMU is dedicated to providing quality education to the men and women of the Armed Forces.
www.military.com /microsites/amu/amu22.html?ESRC=navy-a.nl   (308 words)

 Minority character of AMU threatened , The Milli Gazette, Vol.5 No.06, MG100 (16-31 Mar 04)
To ensure that AMU remains a university where a large number of Muslim students, especially from lower middle classes can acquire professional education needed to obtain decent jobs, AMU devised a workable system called the Internal Students quota.
AMU’s professional colleges fill about half of their about 350 seats by using the Internal Students quota; the other half of the seats are filled by competition from students external to AMU.
Besides providing a much-needed indirect preference for Muslim students at AMU, who due to the poor standard of Muslim high schools, poor educational/ socioeconomic backgrounds, and discrimination, are unable to compete with non-Muslims for admission to other universities, AMU is a source of inexpensive education.
milligazette.com /Archives/2004/16-31Mar04-Print-Edition/1603200424.htm   (980 words)

 Amu Hindi Movie Preview, Songs, Stills, Review,wallpapers,downloads...- nowrunning.COM MOVIE WACHOUT
What sets "Amu" apart is its historical astuteness and its creator's unblinking regard for the past, no matter how brutal.
"Amu" reaches a hand in the dark unfathomable void of history to nod awake those fearful whispers that we sweep away to preserve a socio-political equilibrium.
"Amu" provides moments of joy even as it relives the nightmarish sorrow of one of our most shameful and brutal chapters in history.
www.nowrunning.com /cgi-bin/movies/amu.asp   (782 words)

Existuje něco, co se vám na struktuře studií AMU zásadně nelíbí a kde je zapotřebí změnit, podíváme-li se na strukturu jednotlivých oborů v rámci...
Následuje doslovný citát: "Zejména bychom na AMU v promyšlených a zákonných mezích měli rozvíjet vícezdrojové financování." Konec citátu.
Na AMU se platí, asi víte co, prostě některé opravné zkoušky a podobně.
www.bbc.co.uk /czech/interview/story/2004/11/041130_mathe.shtml   (3853 words)

 atomic mass unit
The amu (physical scale) was one-sixteenth of the mass of an atom of oxygen-16.
The amu (chemical scale) was one-sixteenth of the average mass of oxygen atoms as found in nature.
Thus the two amu’s clearly diverged: one based on one-sixteenth of the average mass of the oxygen atoms in the chemist’s laboratory, and the other based on one-sixteenth of the mass of an atom of a particular isotope of oxygen.
www.sizes.com /units/atomic_mass_unit.htm   (1060 words)

 'AMU's minority character should be maintained'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Asked to comment on the court quashing HRD Ministry's notification permitting the university to reserve a quota for Muslims in post-graduate medical courses, he said the decision was of AMU which was subsequently consented to by the ministry.
He said it was for the AMU authorities to respond to the judgement and take an appropriate view about the course of action and available remedies.
Besides AMU, it was HRD Ministry, which would be competent to take note of the developments, Sharma said adding as far as Congress was concerned the AMU should have the minority character.
news.indiainfo.com /2005/10/05/0510amu-minority-cong.html   (293 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
International students are expected to successfully complete courses with 30 ECTS points if they take one semester at AMU and 60 ECTS points if they stay for the whole year.
AMU cooperates with over 80 institutions of higher education from EU countries.
AMU-PIE will consult the AMU Foreign Relations Office and if you are accepted, you will be sent a formal acceptance letter.
www.amu.edu.pl /strony/amu-pie?linkid=1238   (752 words)

 December 98 issue, AMU Post online
I refer to the AMU Alumni Association of Northern California.They have a lot of content in quality and quantity and their promise of a monthly newsletter alleviates our fear of finding the site not updated regularly, ie we won't be served stale food.
The fast unto death by AMU students entered the fifth day on saturday.They claim there has been no move on the part of the authorities to end the deadlock so far.
The opposition charged that the minister had sidetracked the real issues and was ``one-sided'' since it was the government's duty to maintain normalcy in the university but it was instead encouraging people who were allegedly involved in the recent incidents.
www.angelfire.com /in/mqzaidi/dec98.html   (2145 words)

 Amu - Agenzie Marittime Unite
Inoltre AMU è presente in tutto il territorio nazionale attraverso una rete agenziale consolidata ed efficiente ed è in grado di offrire una varietà di servizi in ogni regione.
All’estero Amu si avvale di corrispondenti seri ed affidabili ed è particolarmente radicata nel bacino del Mediterraneo.
Il personale della AMU è altamente specializzato e capace di rendere un servizio di qualità ai clienti.
www.amugroup.it /presentazione.html   (329 words)

 AMU-PIE - Programme for International Exchange
It was launched earlier this year to enhance the international exchange of students and to strengthen the existing international community at AMU.
It was designed for international and Polish students who wish to study abroad, mainly under the auspices of the Socrates-Erasmus scheme.
AMU-PIE will consult the AMU Foreign Relations Office and if you are accepted, you will be sent a formal offer letter and a reply slip.
www.guide.amu.edu.pl /amu-pie   (653 words)

23 February 1966 The astronaut maneuvering unit (AMU) scheduled to be tested on the Gemini IX mission was delivered to Cape Kennedy.
The astronaut maneuvering unit (AMU), which had been installed in Gemini spacecraft No. 12 on September 17, was removed as the spacecraft was undergoing final preparations for movement to complex 19.
Additional Details: NASA Headquarters deleted the AMU experiment from the Gemini XII mission.
www.astronautix.com /craft/g4camu.htm   (576 words)

 Regional and Local Desertification Control Work Program for Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Member Countries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Project aims at: Supporting the Member States of AMU in the preparation and implementation of the Desertification Control National Plans; Contributing to the preparation, adoption and implementation of Sub-Regional Action Program; Strengthening regional and international cooperation in the field of desertification control.
The project is mainly directed at building the capacity of AMU in the fields of environment protection, desertification control, and sustainable development.
To achieve this, the General Secretariat of AMU will hire the necessary expertise and organize workshops and seminars.
www.gm-unccd.org /FIELD/Multi/IsDB/Regional.htm   (166 words)

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