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By Prof. Arie S. Issar, Dr. Mattanyah Zohar (auth.)

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When the ?rst version of this booklet used to be released in 2004, the subsequent yr 2005 has occurred to were the warmest yr given that 1880, whilst the ?rst trustworthy all over the world instrumental files got here into existance. Claiming no li- age among the book of our ebook and the temperature list, but this checklist demonstrates the craze of bring up within the international floor temperatures in the course of thepast20years,reinforcedbyevidenceofriseofatmosphere’sand oceans’ temperatures, and elevated melting of ice and snow within the arctic and antarctic areas in addition to on mountain tops. a majority of these observations are par- leled by way of the rise within the volume of warmth trapping gases within the surroundings, inflicting most likely, the worldwide greenhouse influence. on the way to try to are expecting, what should be the influence of this influence at the at the average and human environments of the close to East, (Figs. 1–1d) the authors followed the asserting that the earlier is the most important for the long run. the sensible end of this precept says that the buying wisdom of the effect of earlier weather adjustments at the nature and human societies, could enable conclusions with reference to destiny attainable influence of weather adjustments. by means of correlating proxy info of every kind, paleo-sea and lake degrees, paleo-hydrology, pollen pro?les, environmental isotopes in addition to archaeological and old files, the authors attempted to assemble up to attainable of this knowledge.

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Stanford University Press, Stanford (1992). E. Bitterman, “Phyletic differences in learning” American. Psychologist 20:396–410 (1965). E. Bitterman, “The Evolution of Intelligence” Scientific American 92–94 (January 1965). CHAPTER 2 Constructing the Jigsaw Puzzle of Palaeo-Climates “Who is the wise man that may understand this? 1 The Climatological and Historical Background (Table 1) This chapter will relate the development of the neo-deterministic paradigm and paint a canvas of the climatological, hydrological, and historical setting of the Near East.

11 11 M. Stiller, A. Ehrlich, U. Pollinger, U. Baruch and A. Kaufman, “The Late Holocene Sediments of Lake Kinneret (Israel) – Multidisciplinary Study of a Five Meter Core” GSI Current Research Report pp. 83–88 (1983–84). 22 Constructing the Jigsaw Puzzle of Palaeo-Climates Based on the isotopic and pollen proxy data, Issar suggested a conceptual model in which the changes in the time series can be explained primarily by climate change taking into consideration the simultaneous changes in the assemblages of the pollen and the isotopes, as well as the hydrological regime of the Sea of Galilee.

Cit. pp. 66–82 (2003). S. Broecker, The Ocean’s Role in Climate Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Eldigio Press, NY, (2005). M. S. , 1969). 5 Glantz, (1996), op. cit. S. Issar, “The driving force behind the cold climate spells during the Holocene” in Holocene and Late Vistulian Paleogeography and Paleohydrology A. ) Polska Akademia Nauk, Prace Geograficzne Nr. 189. pp. 291–297 (2003). Time Series of Proxy-Data to Decipher Climates of the Past 15 refer to these myths with due caution, as “proxy-proxy” data, exemplified and discussed in detail later on.

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