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By Dr. Saad S. Al-Sayari, Prof. Dr. Josef Georg Zötl (auth.), Dr. Saad S. Al-Sayari, Prof. Dr. Josef Georg Zötl (eds.)

The ebook of this primary quantity at the Quaternary interval in Saudi Arabia marks an important milestone within the examine of this Kingdom's easy geology. It additionally represents a big success in foreign cooperation in scholarship. The learn of the Quaternary interval of Saudi Arabia used to be first proposed by way of Austrian scientists and by means of the officials of the Austrian Academy of Sciences early in 1972. a gathering was once prepared among representatives of that Academy and of the college of Petroleum and Minerals, in Vienna, in the course of might and June of that yr, and tentative contract was once reached at the information of this cooperative enterprise. An alternate of letters, fifteenth June 1972 from the Austrian Academy of Sciences and 21th June 1972 from the Uni­ versity of Petroleum and Minerals, officially recorded the foundation of the agree­ ment and organized for the 1st stopover at to Saudi Arabia of the preliminary learn group and accompanying officers from Austria. This crew was once headed by way of Professor Dr. JOSEF ZOTL, of the dept for Hydrogeology, Technical collage of Graz, the preliminary venture director. Many scientists, directors, and officers have contributed to the luck of this basic study venture. Their quantity is simply too large to say during this Foreword, however the important members were indexed within the physique of this article at the side of the explicit components of research within which they participated. the big contribution of Professor Dr. ZOTL, even if, advantages unheard of commendation.

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The middle unit consists of 10 meters of massive yellowish-gray microcrystalline limestone that contains numerous 5-10 centimeter calcite geodes and scattered "wafer like" mud balls. The upper zone consists of about 25 meters of yellowish-gray, microcrystalline, partly dolomitic limestone and white chalky limestone with three thin layers of yellowish gypsiferous shale in the upper part. Near the top of the formation the white chalky limestone contains pebble- to bouldersize nodules of brown to black chert that remain on surfaces where the limestone has weathered away.

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9 ----- ? Insufficient data. Information from 2 Information from 3 Information from 4 Information from 1 G. R. RUMNEY, 1968 (period of reference unknown). ARAMCO data from 1950 to 1970. ARAMCO data from 1935 to 1974. ARAMCO data from 1963 to 1972. month of November. 7 0c) for the month of September. 6°-33 °C during the fall. 5 °C (summer minimum) to 17°C (winter maximum). 3. Precipitation 37 The decrease of mean monthly temperatures from summer to winter values is less for the coastal stations, especially for the Red Sea coast.

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