A defense of the theory of progressive soil salinization in ancient southern Mesopotamia

Michal Artzy, Daniel Hillel

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    Abstract

    An explanation is given of the fundamental processes of soil salinization and degradation induced by irrigation of poorly‐drained river valleys in arid regions, and of why these processes were practically uncontrollable under the circumstances of ancient Southern Mesopotamia.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)235-238
    Number of pages4
    JournalGeoarchaeology - An International Journal
    Volume3
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1988

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Archaeology
    • Archaeology
    • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)

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