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Ti·sza

 (tĭs′ô) also Ti·sa (tē′sə)
A river of central Europe rising in the Carpathian Mountains in the western Ukraine and flowing about 995 km (620 mi) generally southward across eastern Hungary and northern Serbia to the Danube River.

Tisza

(Hungarian ˈtisɔ)
n
(Placename) a river in S central Europe, rising in W Ukraine and flowing west, forming part of the border between Ukraine and Romania, then southwest across Hungary into Serbia to join the Danube north of Belgrade. Slavonic and Romanian name: Tisa

Ti•sza

(ˈtɪs ɔ)

n.
a river in S central Europe, flowing from the Carpathian Mountains through E Hungary and NE Yugoslavia into the Danube N of Belgrade. 800 mi. (1290 km) long.
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Controls on channel sinuosity changes: a case study of the Tisza River, the Great Hungarian Plain.
The toxic waste killed off most of the fish and plants along stretches of the Tisza River in Hungary.
In the central area of the country, in particular in the vicinity of the Tisza river, i changed into e (geda), which also influenced the gido variant.
Anticipatory modeling of biocomplexity in the Tisza River Basin: first steps to establish a participatory adaptive framework.
Among the topics are political and economic apertures and the shifting state-citizen relationship in reforming Mexico's national water policy, establishing water user associations in large-scale canal irrigation systems in India, the contribution of actors to achieving sustainability in Australia through water policy transition, strategies for transition management in South African water and mining policy, introducing floodplain rehabilitation and rural development into the water policy for Tisza River in Hungary, and transition in flood management in Germany's Rhine basin.
The drafters of the Tisza River Water Tourism Development Program were aiming at laying the basis of transforming the Tisza into a National Touristic Product, although not without having taken into consideration the most important circumstantial conditions going beyond the lobbyist power of tourism: upgrading the Tisza to an international waterway, creating a technical infrastucture that ensures a stable water level, exploiting the Vasarhelyi Plan for touristic goals (David, 2004) or drafting a comprehensive Tisza Act.
Experts say the Vatican Climate Forest, which has more than 1000 trees near Hungary's Tisza River, will absorb as much carbon dioxide as the Vatican emits through cars, heating and lighting.
In January 2000, cyanide from a Romanian gold mine spilled into the Tisza River, killing nearly all the aquatic life and fouling the drinking water of millions of people.
This strategy or action plan, agreed in the form of a declaration from the "Reducing Environment and Security Risks from Mining in South Eastern Europe and the Tisza River Basin", aims to tackle a wide range of issues confronting governments, local authorities and industry.
These include the devastating oil spills from the Erica and Prestige tankers, off the coasts of France and Spain; the cyanide pollution in the Tisza river in Hungary and Romania in 2000 and the widespread pollution from the Donana metal mine in south-west Spain in 1998.