Last edited by Kajin
Sunday, August 2, 2020 | History

6 edition of The Mediterranean Was a Desert found in the catalog.

The Mediterranean Was a Desert

A Voyage of the Glomar Challenger

by Kenneth J. Hsu

  • 343 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarine Geology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • History,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Geology & the lithosphere,
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Geology,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Glomar Challenger (Ship),
  • Mediterranean Sea

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756665M
    ISBN 100691024065
    ISBN 109780691024066

    The Mediterranean diet loves cilantro, which is rich in phytonutrients. The Spanish word for coriander, cilantro specifically refers to the leaves on the coriander plant. Use it to add a punch of flavor and crisp texture to salads, bean dishes, soups, and salsas. Get this from a library! The Mediterranean was a desert: a voyage of the Glomar Challenger. [Kenneth J Hsü].

    Research continues to show the Mediterranean Diet, based on healthy foods and physical activity, is the best prescription for a long, healthy life. It is an excellent, enjoyable diet plan that is. This super quick garbanzo bean salad is a hit with my crowd. If there are any leftovers, which rarely happens, I pile them into pitas for lunches the next day! You can also add grilled chicken or steak to turn it into a hearty main-dish salad.—Judy Doepel, Ballston Lake, New York.

    It's a painterly portrayal of desert-in-the-raw with no city lights or noise to speak of. The Villas The rejuvenation of this local estate builder’s house was finished in Mediterranean climate is very mild (few extreme temperatures), so it really on has 2 seasons: summer and winter. Summers are longer than winter, and the winter is very mild. Very few places experience snow in a Mediterranean climate. The seasonal changes are .


Share this book
You might also like
Harvard gospels

Harvard gospels

Prairies; suite for studio orchestra.

Prairies; suite for studio orchestra.

Lives of eminent philosophers

Lives of eminent philosophers

Umanesimo a Roma nel Quattrocento

Umanesimo a Roma nel Quattrocento

Effect of temperature and competition on shoot and root growth of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) and 5 collections of Idaho fescue (Festua idahoensis. Elmer)

Effect of temperature and competition on shoot and root growth of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) and 5 collections of Idaho fescue (Festua idahoensis. Elmer)

Maryland insurance code.

Maryland insurance code.

Essay on the construction, advantages, and mode of using Dr. Somervilles former and present patent safety gun

Essay on the construction, advantages, and mode of using Dr. Somervilles former and present patent safety gun

Early Leaders in Business Education at New York University

Early Leaders in Business Education at New York University

An act for inclosing and dividing the moors and commons within the chapelry of Hamsterly, in the manor of Wolfingham, and county of Durham

An act for inclosing and dividing the moors and commons within the chapelry of Hamsterly, in the manor of Wolfingham, and county of Durham

Power Tools Newbridge Edition

Power Tools Newbridge Edition

The Mediterranean Was a Desert by Kenneth J. Hsu Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mediterranean Was a Desert is Kenneth Hsu's firsthand account of one of the most fascinating deep-sea drilling cruises ever launched. This voyage, Leg 13 of the D/V Glomar Challenger, was undertaken in and led to a spectacular geological headline: the hypothesis that about five and a half million years ago the Mediterranean Sea was a desert/5.

The drama of "The Mediterranean Was a Desert" comes from how difficult it was to get those drill cores. Deepwater drilling, too, has come a long way since Last, the interest of this particular discovery applies to concerns about climate.

It takes a long time to dry out a sea over a Cited by: The Mediterranean Was A Desert, The book concerned Hsu's work deciphering the Messinian Salinity Crisis and provided a first-hand account of one of the most significant deep-sea drilling cruises ever launched.

The voyage, Leg 13 of the D/V Glomar Challenger, was undertaken in and led to the hypothesis that million years ago, the. The Mediterranean Diet is full of flavor and variety. Like any lifestyle, you need to be able to make Mediterranean menu choices that include more than a salad and entree.

You have a lot of choices for appetizers and desserts that you can fit into your Mediterranean lifestyle. Following are a couple of appetizer options [ ]. The Mediterranean “diet” is different than other diets. It’s been around much longer, for one thing—people living in the region have eaten this way for centuries, and it’s been gaining popularity around the world for nearly 50 years and, partly because of its longevity, it’s been proven to have myriad health benefits, from disease prevention to weight loss to improving cognitive.

Irrigated Alfalfa Management for Mediterranean and Desert Zones Irrigated Alfalfa Management for Mediterranean and Desert Zones on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Irrigated Alfalfa Management for Mediterranean and Desert Zones Irrigated Alfalfa Management for Mediterranean and Desert ZonesFormat: Paperback.

Just because the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets for weight loss doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. These healthy Mediterranean diet desserts use heart-healthy oils instead of saturated fat.

ANR Catalog: Irrigated Alfalfa Management for Mediterranean and Desert Zones C. Summers, and D. Putnam Paperback English ISBN The Mediterranean Was a Desert continues: In the Nile Delta, boreholes more than meters deep were not able to reach the bottom of the old Nile canyon.

Chumakov estimated that the depth of the incision there might reach 1, meters, and he visualized a deeply buried estuary under the sands and silts of the modern Nile Delta.

About BBC Good Food. We are the UK’s number one food brand. Whether you’re looking for healthy recipes and guides, family projects and meal plans, the latest gadget reviews, foodie travel inspiration or just the perfect recipe for dinner tonight, we’re here to help.

The Mediterranean Sea is commonly referred to as an LNLC (Low-Nutrient, Low-Chlorophyll) area. The Mediterranean Sea fits the definition of a desert as it has low precipitation and its nutrient contents are low, making it difficult for plants and animals to nates: 35°N 18°E / 35°N 18°ECoordinates:.

() Highway Ste A6 Palm Desert, CA /5(). Top mediterranean desserts recipes and other great tasting recipes with a healthy slant from US Navy Cruise Books are unofficial publications published by a ship's crew to document a cruise or deployment.

The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Several commands only order copies for about 2/3 of the crew as a rule of thumb. Open Daily at am.

Happy Hour. 7 Days a Week - pm - pm. Late Happy Hour. Monday-Saturday - pm-close Sundays pm-close. Most desserts in the Mediterranean (and in most traditional diets) revolve around the natural sweetness of fruit, and giving your dessert a Mediterranean twist is a great way to make your desserts both delicious and healthy.

Despite our natural affinity for sweet foods, the CDC reports that 76% of Americans do not eat enough fruit. Reaching for. The Mediterranean climate is known for its particular regional characteristics: large seasonal contrast for temperature and rainfall, strong wind systems, intense precipitation, and Mediterranean cyclones.

The Mediterranean Sea is a marginal sea, surrounded by lands and complex mountains. The Mediterranean was a Desert: A Voyage of the Glomar CHALLENGER. Princeton University Press () p. The Mediterranean is the world's largest inland sea.

It lies between the continents of Europe and Africa and is bounded on the east by the westernmost stretches of Asia. overall published book format. The book for-mat provides the user with all of the essential information on producing alfalfa in one text.

Each of 24 chapters addresses a specific issue, such as this chapter on overseeding and old stand management. Irrigated Alfalfa Management in Mediterranean and Desert Zones. Introduction and Overview.

UCD File Size: 1MB. We do have desert influences, and some experts call us “semi-arid.” But according to the Köppen system—the most common method for categorizing climates—L.A.’s climate is Mediterranean Author: Gwynedd Stuart. The story of the discovery is told in the fascinating book, The Mediterranean Was a Desert,[] by one of the principle scientists on the expedition, Kenneth J.

Hsu. Here are some extracts from this book. Speaking of another of the scientists aboard the ship, Hsu describes some of the early discoveries about the Mediterranean. The first volume of this series dealt with the initial 19 months of the air war over the Western Desert of North Africa.

This volume picks up the story as the 8th Army, following its hard-fought success in Operation Crusader, was forced back to the Gazala area, roughly midway between the Cyrenaican/Tripolitanian border of Libya and the frontier with Egypt/5(5). In consequence some areas dried out — hence the title of Kenneth Hsü's book The Mediterranean was a Desert 1 — and large salty lakes recharged by Cited by: