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Climate Changes during the Holocene and their Impact on Hydrological Systems

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Publisher Comments:

It is now widely accepted that increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are causing higher global temperatures. This volume provides a comprehensive review of the effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene (the last 10,000 years). The book concentrates on the regions bordering the Mediterranean Sea, western and central Europe, China, Japan, West and South Africa and southwestern U.S.A. It is intended for researchers and professionals in hydrology, climatology, geology and historical geography.

Synopsis:

This volume provides a comprehensive review of the effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene (last 10, 000 years), with a view to predicting similar effects in the future. It will be of value to researchers and professionals in hydrology, climatology, geology and historical geography.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive review of effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene.

About the Author

Arie S. Issar is Professor Emeritus at the J. Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Climate changes in the Levant during the Late Quaternary; 2. Climate changes during the Holocene in Europe; 3. Climate changes during the Holocene in East Asia (China, Korea and Japan); 4. Climate changes during the Holocene in Africa; 5. Climate changes over Western USA and Mexico during the Holocene; 6. General conclusions; References.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780511054853
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Subject:
Geology
Author:
Issar, Arie S.
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Science-Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Science-Environmental Science
Subject:
Nature-Weather
Subject:
Nature : Weather
Subject:
Science : Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Science : Environmental Science
Publication Date:
June 1999
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
144

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Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Geology » General
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Climate Changes during the Holocene and their Impact on Hydrological Systems
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"Synopsis" by , This volume provides a comprehensive review of the effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene (last 10, 000 years), with a view to predicting similar effects in the future. It will be of value to researchers and professionals in hydrology, climatology, geology and historical geography.
"Synopsis" by , Comprehensive review of effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene.
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