Quaternary of the Levant: Environments, Climate Change, and Humans

Quaternary of the Levant: Environments, Climate Change, and Humans

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ISBN-13: 9781107090460
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/27/2017
Pages: 784
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.57(d)

About the Author

Yehouda Enzel is a professor and Chair of the Institute of Earth Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has studied the geomorphology and Quaternary geology of diverse continental environments for over thirty years, as well as aspects of palaeofloods, palaeohydrology, palaeolimnology, dust, loess, and soils. In 2005, Professor Enzel was awarded the Geological Society of America Farouk El-Baz Desert Research Award.

Ofer Bar-Yosef is Emeritus Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at Harvard University. He has been involved in a wide range of prehistoric site excavations since 1959, in Israel, Sinai (Egypt), Turkey, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Georgia, and the People's Republic of China. Professor Bar-Yosef has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) since 2001 and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy since 2005.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Evolution of Current Landscapes and Basins; Part II. Palaeoclimates; Part III. Archaeology of Human Evolution; Part IV. Palaeoecology; Part V. Quaternary Geomorphology; Part VI. Humans in the Levant.

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