The Great Sand Sea in Egypt

The Great Sand Sea in Egypt
Author: H. Besler
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2011-08-30
ISBN 10: 9780080558967
ISBN 13: 0080558968
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Sand Sea in Egypt Book Review:

The Great Sand Sea in Egypt presents the history of one of the large sand seas in the Sahara, beginning with the sand supply by fluvial transport from partly distant areas and also by local sandstone weathering. It also details sand as carrier of information and shows the possibilities of sedimentary analysis in dealing with such a topic. Simple measurements may supply important information (e.g. salinity measurements). Well known methods can be developed further to answer special questions. A wealth of information can be drawn from especially adapted sedimentological investigations. In the end, bits of information from different analytical sources can be put together to reveal the history of a large sand sea. *Analyzes different geological sources to decipher the history of the Great Sand Sea *Presents the possibilities of sedimentary analysis to interpret the history of an area *Develops well-known methods to further answer special questions

Landscapes and Landforms of Egypt

Landscapes and Landforms of Egypt
Author: Nabil Sayed Embabi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2017-11-24
ISBN 10: 3319656619
ISBN 13: 9783319656618
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Landscapes and Landforms of Egypt Book Review:

This book provides a unique reference resource not only for geomorphologists, but for all Earth scientists. It shows how landforms vary enormously across Egypt, from high mountains to endless plains, and presents the vast heritage of forms that have developed under different climates. Richly illustrated with numerous plates and figures, it also includes a bibliography offering exhaustive coverage of the literature.

The Geology of Egypt

The Geology of Egypt
Author: Zakaria Hamimi,Ahmed El-Barkooky,Jesús Martínez Frías,Harald Fritz,Yasser Abd El-Rahman
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 711
Release: 2019-09-19
ISBN 10: 3030152650
ISBN 13: 9783030152659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Geology of Egypt Book Review:

This richly illustrated book offers a concise overview of the geology of Egypt in the context of the geology of the Arab Region and Northeast Africa. An introductory chapter on history of geological research in Egypt sheds much light on the stages before and after the establishment of Egyptian Geological Survey (the second oldest geological survey worldwide), Hume's book and Said's 1962, 1990 books. The book starts with the Precambrian geology of Egypt, in terms of lithostratigraphy and classifications, structural and tectonic framework, crustal evolution and metamorphic belts. A dedicated chapter discusses the Paleozoic-Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonics and structural evolution of Egypt. A chapter highlights the Red Sea tectonics and the Gulf of Suez and Gulf of Aqaba Rifts. Subsequent chapters address the Phanerozoic geology from Paleozoic to Quaternary. The Egyptian Impact Crater(s) and Meteorites are dealt with in a separate chapter. The Earth resources in Egypt, including metallic and non-metallic ore deposits, hydrocarbon and water resources, are given much more attention throughout four chapters. The last chapter addresses the seismicity, seismotectonics and neotectonics of Egypt.

Reports of Planetary Geology Program 1980

Reports of Planetary Geology Program   1980
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 522
Release: 1980
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: NASA:31769000551443
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty first Century Archaeology

Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty first Century  Archaeology
Author: INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF EGYPTOLOGISTS,Lyla Pinch Brock
Publsiher: American Univ in Cairo Press
Total Pages: 581
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9789774246746
ISBN 13: 9774246748
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty first Century Archaeology Book Review:

This comprehensive three-volume set marks the publication of the proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists, held in Cairo in 2000. This massive and impressive 1693-page work encompasses the research of over 350 of the world's leading Egyptologists--writing in English, French, or German--and contains over 600 illustrations. A dedicated team of editors, proofreaders, and designers worked hard for three years to bring all the disparate elements of this publication--including photographs, tables, graphs, hieroglyphs, hieratic script, and Greek, Arabic, Coptic, and Hebrew fonts--together to create a work that is a benchmark in Egyptological publishing. Organized thematically to reflect the breadth and depth of the material presented at the Congress, these papers provide a survey of current Egyptological research at the dawn of the twenty-first century. The proceedings include the eight 'Millennium Debates' led by esteemed Egyptologists, addressing key issues in the field, as well as nearly every paper presented at the Congress. The 248 papers cover the whole spectrum of Egyptological research, and contain many photographs, maps, and plans, that are published here for the first time. Grouped under the themes of archaeology, history, religion, language, conservation, and museology, these contributions together form the most comprehensive picture of Egyptology today. Contributors include: John Baines, Zahi Hawass, Antonio Loprieno, William J. Murnane, Aly Radwan, Donald Redford, Edna Russmann, Helmut Satzinger, Regine Schulz, W. Kelly Simpson, Hourig Sourouzian, Herman te Velde, Kent Weeks

The Rough Guide to Egypt

The Rough Guide to Egypt
Author: Dan Richardson
Publsiher: Rough Guides UK
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2007-08-02
ISBN 10: 1848367988
ISBN 13: 9781848367982
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rough Guide to Egypt Book Review:

The Rough Guide to Egypt is your indispensable guide to the oldest tourist destination on earth. The introduction highlights 'what not to miss', from jeep or camel safaris in the Western desert to the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. This fully-updated 7th edition includes expanded coverage of Nile cruises and diving in the Red Sea and Mediterranean, as well as up-to-date coverage of Cairo, with accommodation and restaurants conveniently organised by district. The guide includes brand new "authors picks" section highlighting all the top places to eat, drink and stay to suit every budget and new sections on temples, Islamic architecture and reef flora and fauna. The guide also takes a comprehensive look at Egypt's fascinating history and culture and comes complete with maps and plans for every area. The Rough Guide to Egypt is like having a local friend plan your trip!

Alien Seas

Alien Seas
Author: Michael Carroll,Rosaly Lopes
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 119
Release: 2013-07-19
ISBN 10: 1461474736
ISBN 13: 9781461474739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alien Seas Book Review:

Oceans were long thought to exist in all corners of the Solar System, from carbonated seas percolating beneath the clouds of Venus to features on the Moon's surface given names such as "the Bay of Rainbows” and the "Ocean of Storms." With the advent of modern telescopes and spacecraft exploration these ancient concepts of planetary seas have, for the most part, evaporated. But they have been replaced by the reality of something even more exotic. For example, although it is still uncertain whether Mars ever had actual oceans, it now seems that a web of waterways did indeed at one time spread across its surface. The "water" in many places in our Solar System is a poisoned brew mixed with ammonia or methane. Even that found on Jupiter's watery satellite Europa is believed similar to battery acid. Beyond the Galilean satellites may lie even more "alien oceans." Saturn's planet-sized moon Titan seems to be subject to methane or ethane rainfall. This creates methane pools that, in turn, become vast lakes and, perhaps, seasonal oceans. Titan has other seas in a sense, as large shifting areas of sand covering vast plains have been discovered. Mars also has these sand seas, and Venus may as well, along with oceans of frozen lava. Do super-chilled concoctions of ammonia, liquid nitrogen, and water percolate beneath the surfaces of Enceladus and Triton? For now we can only guess at the possibilities. 'Alien Seas' serves up part history, part current research, and part theory as it offers a rich buffet of "seas" on other worlds. It is organized by location and by the material of which various oceans consist, with guest authors penning specific chapters. Each chapter features new original art depicting alien seas, as well as the latest ground-based and spacecraft images. Original diagrams presents details of planetary oceans and related processes.

Sedimentary Geology of Egypt

Sedimentary Geology of Egypt
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105110858508
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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African Landscapes

African Landscapes
Author: Michael Bollig,Olaf Bubenzer
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 515
Release: 2009-06-12
ISBN 10: 9780387786827
ISBN 13: 0387786821
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

African Landscapes Book Review:

Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment, shedding insight on social, cultural, and economic topics. The research explores both the way that natural processes have affected the development of culture and society, as well as the ways that natural landscapes themselves are the product of historical and cultural processes. Most previous studies of the landscape selectively focused on either the natural sciences or the social sciences, but the research presented in African Landscapes bridges that gap. This work is unique in its interdisciplinary scope. Over the past twelve years, the contributors to this volume have participated in the collaborative research center ACACIA (Arid Climate Adaptation and Cultural Innovation in Africa), which deals with the relationship between cultural processes and ecological dynamics in Africa’s arid areas. The case studies presented here come from mainly Sahara/Sahel and southwestern Africa, and are all linked to broader discussions on the concept of landscape, and themes of cultural, anthropological, geographical, botanical, sociological, and archaeological interest. The contributions in this work are enhanced by full color photographs that put the discussion in context visually.

Deserts and arid lands

Deserts and arid lands
Author: F. El-Baz
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 9400960808
ISBN 13: 9789400960800
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Deserts and arid lands Book Review:

Remote sensing is the study of a region from a distance, particularly from an airplane or a spacecraft. It is a tool that can be used in conjunction with other methods of research and investigation. This tool is especially applicable to the study of the deserts and arid lands of the Earth because of their immense size and their inaccessibility to detailed study by conventional means. In this book examples are given of the utility of aerial photographs and space images in the study of semi-arid, arid, and hyper-arid terrains. Emphasis is placed on the physical features and terrain types using examples from around the world. The authors I have called upon to prepare each chapter are renowned specialists whose contributions have received international recognition. To the general reader, this book is a review of our knowledge of the relatively dry parts of the Earth, their classification and varied features, their evolution in space and time, and their development potentials. To the specialist, it is a detailed account of the deserts and arid lands, not only in North America, but also their relatively unknown counterparts in North Africa, Australia, China, India, and Arabia.

Zoology of Egypt

Zoology of Egypt
Author: John Anderson
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 371
Release: 1898
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: COLUMBIA:CU04579771
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Geological Evolution of the River Nile

The Geological Evolution of the River Nile
Author: Rushdi Said
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 153
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1461258413
ISBN 13: 9781461258414
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Geological Evolution of the River Nile Book Review:

This book gives the geological history of the river Nile since it started to excavate its course in the Egyptian plateaus in late Miocene time in response to the lowering sea level of the desic cating Mediterranean. It formed a canyon longer, deeper, and just as awe inspiring as the Grand Canyon, Arizona. The canyon was transgressed by the advancing Mediterranean as it started filling during the early Pliocene, and since then by a number of rivers which ebbed and flowed as they succeeded one another. The modern Nile is a recent and humble successor to mighty rivers which once occupied the Nile Valley. Dallas, Texas Rushdi Said August 1981 Acknowledgments This book is based on field work carried out in Egypt during the seasons 1961-1978 while the author was a member of the Com bined Prehistoric Expedition sponsored by Southern Methodist University, the Polish Academy of Science, and the Geological Survey of Egypt. Grateful acknowledgment is made to Professor Fred Wendorf, leader of the Expedition, and to several members for their fruitful discussions. Notable among these arepr. Claude Albritton, Southern Methodist University, and Dr. J. De Heinze lin, University of Ghent, Belgium. The field work was aided by geologists M. S. Abdel Ghany and A. Zaghloul of the Geological Survey of Egypt. The drafting was by Reed Ellis and Hoda S. Ar manious. I am also grateful to Dr. M. K.

Geomorphology of Desert Dunes

Geomorphology of Desert Dunes
Author: Nicholas Lancaster
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 290
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 9780415060936
ISBN 13: 0415060931
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geomorphology of Desert Dunes Book Review:

Recent developments in satellite images of deserts, orbital images of Mars and Venus, and oil and gas discoveries in ancient dunes, as well as detailed studies of surface processes, have significantly advanced our understanding of desert environments and raised questions about arid geomorphology.

The Geomorphology of Egypt Vo 1 The Nile valley and the western desert

The Geomorphology of Egypt  Vo  1  The Nile valley and the western desert
Author: Nabil S. Embabi
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 447
Release: 2004
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105119838683
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Western Desert of Egypt

The Western Desert of Egypt
Author: Cassandra Vivian
Publsiher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press
Total Pages: 423
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015045669531
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Western Desert of Egypt Book Review:

A guide for anyone traveling in Egypt's Western Desert

We Are Joseph

We Are Joseph
Author: Jean Louis Tailly
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2012-04-16
ISBN 10: 146283311X
ISBN 13: 9781462833115
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We Are Joseph Book Review:

We Are Joseph a powerful historic book written by Jean Louis Tailly seeks to fi nd a lasting solution to the ongoing crises in Africa. The book brings to life the hardships, humiliation, and expected triumphs of broken family relationships, poverty, hostility, and horrors associated with slavery. We Are Joseph explores the good that can come out of slavery. The story of Joseph forms the backdrop of this book highlighting Josephs painful separation from his family, his life as a slave in a foreign land, his eventual rise to power and reconciliation with his brothers. It describes the striking similarities between Josephs experience and the African-American experience in slavery. Tailly looks at slavery not from the human perspective but from a godly perspective. We Are Joseph is about the history, identity, and destiny of African- Americans. It is a history full of victories and defeats but more importantly, a history rich with lessons that can help build a brighter future for generations to come. The book also answers the question of why African-Americans were brought to America and gives compelling reasons why they are Gods chosen instrument to unify the Africans, bring them peace, stability, and prosperity, and repair the psychological, sociological, and economical damages caused by the Atlantic slave trade.

Bulletin de la Soci t de g ographie d gypte

Bulletin de la Soci  t   de g  ographie d     gypte
Author: Jamʻīyah al-Jughrāfīyah al-Miṣrīyah
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1993
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105017876157
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bulletin de la Soci t de g ographie d Egypte

Bulletin de la Soci  t   de g  ographie d Egypte
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1995
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCLA:L0075442368
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Exploring Crystals

Exploring Crystals
Author: C L Moore
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 329
Release:
ISBN 10: 1291768718
ISBN 13: 9781291768718
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Egypt s wilderness and the quest for conservation

Egypt s wilderness and the quest for conservation
Author: Gabriel Mikhail
Publsiher: Amer Univ in Cairo Pr
Total Pages: 57
Release: 2003
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: IND:30000111255307
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Egypt s wilderness and the quest for conservation Book Review:

This lavishly illustrated book reveals Egypt's spectacular wilderness areas with their varied wildlife and habitats and their sparse human populations, through over 300 stunning color photographs and paintings, together with explanatory text describing the natural and cultural landscapes. Many of the photographs show the great variety of creatures found throughout Egypt, from the teeming fish and invertebrates in the Red Sea to the less numerous but equally fascinating animals that inhabit the inhospitable sands of the Western Desert. Also revealed are the indigenous people of the various areas and their distinct cultures. From the Bisharin who have inhabited southeastern Egypt since Neolithic times to the Arab Bedouin, each of the main ethnic groups is represented with photographs and a brief text. The book also provides a view of Egypt's twenty-four protected areas and the unrelenting efforts being made by the Egyptian government to conserve the country's natural and cultural heritage.