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Climate Changes during the Holocene and their Impact on Hydrological Systems

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By: Arie S Issar

240 pages, 22 Figs, 1 tab

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jun 2003 | #136921 | ISBN: 0521817269
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Comprehensive review of the effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene, concentrating on the regions bordering the Mediterranean Sea, western and central Europe, China, Japan, West and South Africa and the southwestern USA. Uses the effects of climate variability in the past to predict possible future effects.

'This monograph is a very interesting synthesis connecting the hydrological changes in the past with climatic variations and rising human impact.' Leszek Starkel, Hydrological Sciences Journal


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.

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

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