The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea

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Located 400 meters below sea level, at the tectonically active irregular boundary between the Mediterranean and Arabic plates, the Dead Sea is the site of many interesting phenomena. It provides a modern analog for ancient pull-apart basins and allows researchers to examine the process of evaporite deposition from deep water. It also offers insight into the adaptive ability of the life form living in the hypersaline brine. This book, based on a conference held in Tel Aviv in December 1993, focuses on the geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, and climatology of the Dead Sea region.Garfunkel, Z., Zak, I., and Freund, R., 1981, Active faulting in the Dead Sea rift: Tectonophysics, v. 80, no. 1, p. 81-108. Gasse, F., 1980 .... Niklaus, T R., 1991, CalibETH usera#39;s manual: Zurich, ETH, 151 p. Nissenbaum, A., and Hadas, G., 1990, anbsp;...

Title:The Dead Sea
Author:Tina M. Niemi, Zvi Ben-Avraham, Joel Gat
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1997


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