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Dying and Dead Seas Climatic Versus Anthropic Causes (NATO Science Series IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology,
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Research,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Law,
  • Science,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Geophysics,
  • Science / Meteorology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJacques C.J. Nihoul (Editor), Peter O. Zavialov (Editor), Philip P. Micklin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9510934M
    ISBN 101402019025
    ISBN 109781402019029

      The Dead Sea — the lowest terrestrial point on the planet — is dropping at an alarming rate, falling more than 1 meter a year. A $10 billion proposal to pipe water from the Red Sea is being opposed by conservationists, who point to alternatives that could help save one of .   The Dead Sea’s origins trace back some 15 million years ago. “At the beginning, it was merely a depression on land,” says Elias Salameh, a professor of hydrogeology and .

    The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth at over ft below sea level. Is is also the saltiest and cannot support aquatic life. Its shores are the lowest point on the surface of the Earth on. The Dead Sea, located between Jordan and Israel and fed by the River Jordan, is like no other body of water in the word. Not only is it the lowest point of land on Earth at m below sea level.

    A giant core of sediment taken from beneath the Dead Sea reveals the salty lake may have entirely dried up more than , years ago due to climate change, a finding that doesn't bode well for a.   But the Dead Sea is also a unique ecosystem and a sensitive barometer of the state of the environment in a part of the world where an arid climate .


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This is the first comprehensive study of dead, dying and endangered lakes and seas all over the world. The book analyses the probable role of climatic and anthropic causes in past, present and future drastic bifurcations of lakes and seas on the basis of historical data, a vast amount of modern data obtained from extensive field surveys and remote sensing and extrapolations to the future with the help of sustainable development models and mitigation : Paperback.

Seas and lakes are dying all over the world and some may be regarded as already dead and there is an urgent need to try to understand how this is happening and identify the causes of the observed mutations, weighing the relative effects of climatic evolution and anthropic interferences.

This book is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Liege in May Seas and lakes are dying all over the world and some may be regarded as already dead and there is an urgent need to try to understand how this is happening and identify the causes of the observed mutations, weighing the relative effects of climatic evolution and anthropic interferences.

This book is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Liege in May Brand: Jacques C.J. Nihoul. Seas and lakes are dying all over the world and some may be regarded as already dead and there is an urgent need to try to understand how this is happening and identify the causes of the observed mutations, weighing the relative effects of climatic evolution and anthropic interferences.

This book is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Liege in May Brand: Springer Netherlands. Seas and lakes are dying all over the world and some may be regarded as already dead and there is an urgent need to try to understand how this is happening and identify the causes of the observed mutations, weighing the relative effects of climatic evolution and anthropic interferences.

This book is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Liege in May Cited by:   Published: November Book Review: Dying and Dead Seas, Climatic versus Anthropic Causes, edited by J.C.J.

Nihoul, P.O. Zavialov and P.P. Micklin,pp Author: Hedi Oberhaensli. Dying and Dead SeasClimatic Versus Anthropic Causes. NATO Science SeriesA Series presenting the results of scientific meetings supported under the NATO Sc Series is published by lOS Press, Amsterdam, and Kluwe r Academ ic Publishers in conjunct ionwith the NATO Scientific Affairs DivisionSub-Series lOS Press Kluwer Academic Publ ishersI.

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Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla : Springer Netherlands. Seas and lakes are dying all over the world and some may be regarded as already dead and there is an urgent need to try to understand how this is happening and identify the causes of the observed mutations, weighing the relative effects of climatic evolution and anthropic interferences.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: 1. What do we know about dead, dying and endangered lakes and seas / A.

Kostianoy, P. Zavialov and S. Lebedev Water management aspects of Amu Darya / J. Froebrich and O. Kayumov Morphological changes in the Aral Sea. Why is the Dead Sea shrinking. The Dead Sea drying has many people worried. The situation has gotten so bad that some consider the Dead Sea dying. As people living in the area are being adversely affected by the changes happening to the Dead Sea, and as tourism to the area is also being impacted (some beaches have recently closed until further notice due to sinkholes), it is.

This is the first comprehensive study of dead, dying and endangered lakes and seas all over the world. The book analyses the probable role of climatic and anthropic causes in past, present and future drastic bifurcations of lakes and seas on the basis of historical data, a vast amount of modern data obtained from extensive field surveys and remote sensing and extrapolations to the future with the help of sustainable development models and mitigation policies.

Dying and Dead Seas Climatic Versus Anthropic Causes J C J Nihoul, Peter O Zavialov, Philip P Micklin Dying and Dead Seas Climatic Versus Anthropic Causes Philosophy of Science "Probably the worst thing one can say about this book is that it is too pic Bias is a wonderful achievement, which should find place on the shelf.

The Dying of the Dead Sea attracted by the bone-dry climate, oxygen-rich atmosphere and—some claim—the sea’s miraculous healing properties.

Joshua Hammer is a contributing writer to. The Dead Sea is an ancient wonder of nature. Nestled in the Jordan Rift Valley, the Dead Sea is famous for its intense salty waters; so salty that no sea life cannot survive in it, and so dense, that you can float on it without sinking.

The Dead Sea and surrounding region is a flourishing tourist area, visited each year by millions of foreigners and local alike. The Dead Sea is dying rapidly. The biblical body of water lying between Israel and Jordan is retreating by more than three feet a year, creating sinkholes that.

a news clip on the state of Dead Sea from BBC dated 8 Oct. These conditions are inhospitable to all but the hardiest microbial life. Historically, the Dead Sea water levels were maintained through a delicate balance between freshwater inflow from the Jordan River and water evaporation that occurs during hot summer days of up to ℉ (°C) [3].

Today, the Dead Sea is drying up and is shrinking at an alarming rate of three feet per year. The Dead Sea has the lowest elevation and is the lowest body of water on the surface of several decades in the midth century the standard value given for the surface level of the lake was some 1, feet ( metres) below sea ing in the s, however, Israel and Jordan began diverting much of the Jordan River’s flow and increased the use of the lake’s water.

With the world heating up, drastic rises in sea level mean whole islands are literally disappearing. It’s an extraordinary sight, and proof positive we .Dead Sea - A Float on the Dead Sea We visited the Dead Sea and went for a short float last July on our most recent trip to the Holy Land.

It was fun because the sensation of being unable to sink, or even to bob down, because of the greater buoyancy caused by the great amount of salt in the waterK TripAdvisor reviews.