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  Encyclopedia: Delta Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
However, there is an ongoing fundamental discussion about the basics of the Delta Works: the mainland is subsiding and due to climate changes sea levels are rising.
The Delta Works was subsequently designed as a way to prevent future flooding throughout the southern part of the Netherlands.
Work on the Delta Project began in 1958 and the last component was completed in 1986.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Delta-Works   (983 words)

 Delta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematical finance delta, δ, is one of "The Greeks"; delta measures the sensitivity of the value of a derivative to changes in the price of its underlying instrument.
In particle physics, the delta particle is a short lived resonance of the proton.
In education, the DELTA (always in capitals) is an advanced diploma in English language teaching (ELT).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Delta   (430 words)

 Delta Environmental Centre - More About Delta
Delta Environmental Centre is a private, independent Section 21 company that aims, through innovative education and training programmes, to enable people to improve the quality of their environment by promoting the management and sustainable use of all resources.
Delta - which might have gained its name from the fact that the land on which the works was constructed was originally delta-shaped - was constructed to serve the suburbs of Parktown, Emmarentia, Auckland Park, Greenside, Parkhurst, Parkwood etc. It was situated on the small Delta Stream flowing into the Braamfontein Spruit.
Delta’s problems were compounded by the use of a dolomitic aggregate in some of the main sewerage pipes which began to corrode as a result.
deltaenviro.org.za /background   (4794 words)

 Kloosterman Genealogy, Zeeland, 1953 - Flood disaster, Delta Works
Work began on the 32-km-long dam in 1927 and the last opening in it was sealed on 28 May 1932.
Immediately after the devastating storm surge of 1953, a Delta Commission was appointed to advise the government on the necessary works to protect the south-western part of the country.
The dam was officially opened by Queen Beatrix on 4 October 1986 and the final piece of the Delta Works jigsaw was slotted into place in 1997, when a moveable storm surge barrier was completed in the New Waterway.
www.kloosterman.be /gen-eng-1953-flood-disaster.php   (2233 words)

 Official destination guide of the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions - Discover Holland - Coast - Highlights - ...
The Dutch Lower House unanimously accepted the Delta Act in 1958, thus laying the foundation for the Delta Works.
Because raising the dikes in the densely populated delta of the Rhine, Maas and Schelde would be difficult and costly, plans were made to connect the South Holland and Zeeland islands by dams.
The Delta Works consist of more than dams and dikes alone; locks are also needed for transporting high water to the Rhine.
www.holland.com /global/discover/coast/highlights/deltawerk.html   (420 words)

 Delta Environmental Centre - More About Delta
Klipspruit sewage disposal works (to the south of Johannesburg) was upgraded and consideration was given to a sewage system on the northern side of the watershed.
Delta was one of them and might have gained its name from the fact that the land on which the works was constructed was originally delta-shaped.
Just as the Delta Works was an important part of the sanitation history of Johannesburg, its building is a significant landmark in the architectural history of the city.
www.deltaenviro.org.za /background/25years_sewage.html   (974 words)

 ipedia.com: Delta Works Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
works which give detailed account, in alphabetical order, of whole field of human knowledge, or of some particular section in it.
Dunes along the entire seashore were raised by as much as 5 meters, while the islands in Zeeland province were joined together by dams and other large scale constructions.
The most sophisticated and famous of these dams is the Oosterscheldedam, which can be opened and closed to keep the sea at bay while preserving the saltwater river delta for wildlife and the fishing industry.
www.ipedia.com /delta_works.html   (257 words)

 Deltawerken - Deltaworks
Studies conducted in 1937 by Rijkswaterstaat (Department of Public Works), showed that safety in many parts of the Netherlands could not be guaranteed at times of storms and high sea levels.
Although safety was the number one priority, the seaways De Nieuwe Waterweg and the Western Schelde would have to stay open, because of the economic importance of the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp.
In 1959, the Delta Law was passed, in order to organise the construction of the dams.
www.deltawerken.com /Deltaworks/23.html   (1249 words)

 Deltawerken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Holland delta is international known as : The Dutch Delta.
The real work is starts in 1954 with the first delta work namely the closing of the Dutch IJsel.
The delta works are very famous around the world.
mediatheek.thinkquest.nl /~ll158/fengdeltav1.htm   (346 words)

 1st SFOD-Delta
Delta recieved some unwanted publicity in the disasterous UN Campaign to stabilize the country of Somolia.
Two Delta operators were killed defending the survivors of the second crash, and at least one was killed in an on-foot extraction through a city populated with locals riled up against the Americans.
Delta works closely with the 160th SOAR for air support, but they also have their own fleet of helicopters (the aviation platoon).
www.specwarnet.net /americas/delta.htm   (707 words)

 Delta Works articles on Encyclopedia.com
It is a center of the tobacco industry and headquarters of the Godavari irrigation works.
Founded in the 10th cent., it was famous for its filigree work.
Hammond, La. He taught briefly at Tulane Univ. and worked as a newspaperman until starting (1932) his own paper, the Hammond (La.) Daily Courier, which was distinguished by its opposition to Huey Long.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=Delta+Works   (509 words)

 Delta may have to build center
If Delta Air Lines wants more space and free parking for its 1,000 employees who now work at its downtown Cincinnati reservations call center, it likely will be forced to build.
Delta executives are working with a real estate company to find a new — and cheaper — office.
Carey said call centers like Delta's — which fields reservations calls from around the country — are more typically found in areas outside of downtowns.
www.enquirer.com /editions/1999/06/16/fin_delta_may_have_to.html   (441 words)

The Oosterscheldedam, between Schouwen-Duiveland and Noord-Beveland, is the largest of 13 ambitious Delta works, designed to protect a large part of the Netherlands from flooding.
It was the biggest, most difficult to build and the most expensive part of the Delta works.
Work on the dam itself started in April of 1976 and was completed in June of 1986, though the road over the dam was completed only in November 1987.
encycl.opentopia.com /term/Oosterschelde   (296 words)

 The Memory of the Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Plans for the Delta Works began to be drawn up immediately after the 1953 Flood Disaster.
Aart Klein, who had documented the catastrophic consequences of the 1953 flood disaster, was there to witness the birth and construction of the Delta Works.
Aside from the Delta Works, they portray the landscape of the province of Zeeland and its people.
www.geheugenvannederland.nl /gvnnl/all/74E78C5B-5895-4E24-B3BC-D13A299CE7F3.html   (293 words)

 Archiprix 2004 | Delta Works 2.0: A park like a dike
This regional design project for the urban landscape joining Arnhem and Nijmegen takes its cue from the flood bypass planned by the department of waterways and public works to counter the threat of peak discharges from the Rijn and Waal rivers.
Delta Works 2.0 seeks to advantage this civil engineering task in spatial terms and maximize its significance for the Arnhem-Nijmegen urban network.
That said, the solid materiality of the structural works is a constant reminder of the dangers of flooding.
www.archiprix.nl /e/2004/delta_e.html   (500 words)

 Project MUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Numerous "structural works," as they are known in civil engineering parlance, dominate the Dutch landscape: weirs, locks, storm surge barriers, bridges, viaducts, cloverleafs, tunnels, overpasses, and the like.
It has to deal with the various administrative bodies (the state, provinces, municipalities, and water boards) responsible for similar types of public works and infrastructure.
Because public works and infrastructure are intertwined with...
muse.jhu.edu /cgi-bin/access.cgi?uri=/journals/technology_and_culture/v043/43.3lintsen.html&session=83293102   (338 words)

 Delta Granite Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The play of light as it dances beneath the gleaming surface of this wondrous natural material, draws the eye and calm's the spirit.
Delta Granite has attempted to show you the majesty of this incredible material with its myriad colours: blues, greens, fls, reds, pinks and a multitude of other colour which defy the words of this writer to convey.
The dancing colours are simply to complex for the screen to do any justice to.
www.deltagranite.co.za   (137 words)

 Modern Holland
The aim of the Plan is enhance safety by radically reducing the length of and reinforcing the coastline.
On 12th may 1997 the Delta works were finished, 44 years after the flood disaster, with the opening of The New Waterway Storm Surge Barrier (near Rotterdam), the plan to protect the Netherlands against the sea.
The Dutch people conquered the North-sea with their famous Delta works and saved the people in Zeeland and Zuid-Holland from drowning into the sea.
www.geerts.com /holland/holland-modern.htm   (1497 words)

The project was executed during the 1960s and 1970s and many Sunday trips during my childhood were spent visiting the construction progress of the many dams, dykes and locks that were part of this phenomenal project.
The project was therefore almost exclusively funded by the central government and there were no creative project financing structures with private sector participation which would probably be part of the deal were it funded today.
But, there is a viable technical model that can be worked from and there should be ways to share the risks of such an ambitious undertaking between federal, state as well as private participants.
www.peaktalk.com /archives/001513.php   (861 words)

The featured gun will be the Delta Waterfowl Gun of the Year, a Remington 1187 Auto.
Delta is a conservation-minded organization that conducts research, trains young hunters, and strives to promote hunting as part of wild waterfowl management.
While similar in scope to Ducks Unlimited, Delta works primarily with private wetlands owners in improving and expanding habitat within the United States while simultaneously providing research and conservation assistance in the Canadian Provinces.
www.wilsondaily.com /sports/Community/291350554570856.php   (430 words)

 holland.nl ~ the dutch water management
In time these ideas spread to the north where new dikes were built and old ones restored and re-enforced along all shores and rivers.
One of the latest improvements of the Delta plan was the storm surge barrier in the New Waterway near Hoek van Holland built in 1997.
It consists of two enormous doors mounted on swing arms that can be used to close the estuary if storm and high water requires in order to protect the country.
www.holland.nl /uk/holland/sights/delta-works.html   (242 words)

 Zeeland: the Delta Works, Zierikzee, Veere, Middelburg and Vlissingen
Zeeland: the Delta Works, Zierikzee, Veere, Middelburg and Vlissingen
To guarantee that this disaster would never happen again the Delta Plan was set up.
It is an impressive and effective defence mechanism against the oldest enemy that the Netherlands has: water.
www.comforttours.nl /paginas/zeeland.html   (424 words)

 Corey Delta, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
works in a wide variety of environments including petrochemical, material handling, wineries and food processing.
This creates a constant demand for talented, motivated, safety conscious employees to enhance our capabilities to provide a high quality product to all of our customers.
Corey Delta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is seeking qualified employees without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin and any other consideration made unlawful under federal, state or local laws.
www.coreydelta.com /career.html   (124 words)

 Delta works - noipo.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lots of the dikes collapsed under the pressure from the sea and a lot of people drowned.
The dutch government decided this ought never happen again, so the delta works were put in order.
It was a major plan to close all sea-arms with dams, to protect the land.
blogtemplates.noipo.org /index.php?id=71&photonumber=79   (88 words)

 How to Win at Lotto: The Delta Lotto System and Keno System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By guessing deltas that follow our rules instead of guessing the keno or lotto numbers themselves, your guess will have the same number distribution characteristics as other winning numbers.
When you consider that the sum of all the Deltas have to add up to the highest lotto digit, it's apparent that there isn't room for many large numbers.
In fact, the odds are highest that the sum of all the deltas in a winning number will be within 15 of the highest number allowed.
www.use4.com /lotto.html   (1278 words)

 47th Annual Delta Exhibition: Works by Southern Artists - Arkansas Arts Center, Decorative Arts Museum - ...
This eclectic Arkansas Arts Center exhibition is recognized as one of the most important regional competitions for contemporary art.
Open to Arkansans and artists in the contiguous states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas, the Delta is a good snapshot of the contemporary art scene in the mid-south.
Duality is a frequent theme in Moore's work, "Art makes me transparent,  an internal excavation. Some days it's Gold and somedays it's mud.
www.absolutearts.com /artsnews/2004/06/04/32097.html   (432 words)

 WKRC 12 Cincinnati - Delta Works to Avoid Bankruptcy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LAST UPDATE: 11/25/2004 11:26:19 PM Delta is making more progress in its plan to turn around its finances.
In exchange for the concessions, Delta will give the companies about 4.3 million shares of stock.
In addition, Delta has refinances $97 million worth of notes that were due next year.
www.wkrc.com /news/local/story.aspx?content_id=C6D01B03-DA77-441E-B408-B634EA9CC9F7   (141 words)

 Business Wire: Multimedia Available: Delta Funding Corporation... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Multimedia Available: Delta Funding Corporation's Delta Works Community Action Team Springs into Action.
Delta Funding Corporation (OTCBB:DLTO.OB) through its Delta Works program has embarked on a number of exciting projects, continuing a two decade long tradition of corporate community service.
The Woodbury, N.Y. company was a sponsor of the annual football game between NYC Police Officers and NYC Corrections Officers, and will also be sponsoring the upcoming Fun City Bowl at Giant's Stadium in New Jersey.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:84898234&refid=ink_tptd_np   (223 words)

 Defense Tech: Dutch Counter-Flood Tech
The Netherlands maintains large teams of inspectors and maintenance crews that safeguard the sprawling complex, which is known as Delta Works.
A project like the Dutch Delta works, which costed them about $8 billion dollars in the period of 1953 to 1997, is surely going to cost about triple that to apply similar engineering to Louisiana and Missisippi to protect New Orleans.
We spent over $300 billion in the last 3 years on the war in Iraq alone, we surely can come up with 10% of that money in about 10 times the amount of time (it took the Dutch more then 30 years) to protect our own citizens from the irreversable effects of Global Warming.
www.defensetech.org /archives/001785.html   (1418 words)

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Suggestions for further SGS improvements: * filter radius issues: replace delta_target; include dx,dz * decide on VD damping or delta shape for bottom boundary.
delta works OK, but parameter c_mild may be tunable, as specified.
model is now in good working condition in nek5000, with all routines working well in 2d.
www.rsmas.miami.edu /personal/tamay/3D/les-homo.txt   (603 words)

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