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While researchers have long cited the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayan Mountains around 50 million years ago for blocking rain clouds' entry into Central Asia from the south, killing off much of the region's plant life, the new study paints a more nuanced picture of Central Asia's desertification.

""While Central Asia was probably never lush and verdant, it was certainly greener 23 million years ago and probably even greener in the more distant past,"" said Jeremy Kesner Caves Josh Allen Bills Jersey , a doctoral student at Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and the lead author of the study published online in the journal Geology.

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Caves and his co-authors looked at samples over extensive geographic and temporal spans in order to draw a fuller portrait of the climatic changes influencing soil composition. ""Our paper is the first-ever attempt to present maps of carbon isotopes over a geologic time frame of more than a million years,"" he was quoted as saying in a news release from Stanford.

He and several co-authors traveled to Mongolia Harrison Phillips Youth Jersey , eastern Kazakhstan and northern China to collect the bulk of 171 new soil samples, while Russian co-authors collected samples near Lake Baikal. The new specimens were considered alongside more than 2,200 previously collected samples. Because most of those existing samples originated from the Tibetan Plateau, the research team plugged a gap in the geographical coverage by going to little-studied northern Central Asia.

Overall, the samples were well-distributed from 23 million to 2.6 million years ago during a geological period known as the Neogene. The Earth's climate cooled off substantially as the Neogene wore on John Miller Youth Jersey , setting the stage for an Ice Age when glaciers crept from polar regions into lower latitudes. The samples ""are honestly pretty boring,"" Caves said. ""They look and feel like dirt."" But the rocky outcrops exposing the old, hardened soil chunks can dazzle. ""The outcrops are striped deep purple, red and green, and they often erode in crazy patterns.""

Upon analysis Shaq Lawson Youth Jersey , the samples' carbon isotope values revealed an exceptionally arid region deep in Asia's interior going back 23 million years, initially ringed by areas of higher rainfall. Starting about five million years ago, however, that dry region expanded to the north and west, as new mountain ranges reached heights sufficient to block westerly winds from delivering moisture.

""One way to think about this change is that when viewed from space today Dion Dawkins Youth Jersey , Central Asia appears very brown because of its expansive deserts,"" Caves said. ""If viewed from space 23 million years ago, though, Central Asia would have looked somewhat darker, simply due to there being considerably more leaves and vegetation.""

" Finance > Insurance > Home InsuranceFind The Best Current Home Loan Interest Rate - 5 Steps

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Whether you are looking to buy a home for the first time, you are looking to move house, or you are interested in possibly refinancing your existing mortgage, the key question you are no doubt asking yourself is: "Will I be able to qualify for a low enough interest rate to justify taking out a new mortgage at this time?"

This is a very good question - and probably the most important one that you could be asking in relationship to this matter. After all, just a percentage point higher or lower in your new home loan could mean hundreds of dollars of difference in terms the ongoing mortgage payments.

If you are interested in finding the best current home loan interest rates Tre'Davious White Youth Jersey , here are 5 steps to follow:

1. Look up today's rate from the perspective of historical trends:

When you research today's average home loan interest rates, it will only make sense in terms of its historical context. Meaning: you need to find out whether today's rate is a bit lower or a bit higher than what rates have looked like over the past few months or years.

Hint: when comparing rates to historical trends, be sure to do so for the type of loan that you are considering taking out. Meaning: if you are considering a 30-year fixed rate mortgage, look at the rates for that type of home loan interest rates over the past 3 months, 1 year and 20 years.

2. Research your current credit score:

Run a credit report on yourself. Do so with all 3 of the big three monitoring agencies. You should make note of your score so that you can determine how you rate. In general Kyle Williams Youth Jersey , here is how they break down:

750+: excellent

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Below 620: poor

3. Put together the names of 5 mortgage lenders:

Now, do your research to come up with the names of at least 5 mortgage lenders. You should include on your list any banks with which you already have a relationship. But, be sure to include other lenders as well. Variety is important here.

4. Decide what price you are willing to pay for a home:

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