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The Early Jurassic was dominated by seed ferns, cycads and gingkoes, but by the Middle Jurassic, conifers began to flourish in the more arid, warmer climate.How massive long-necked dinosaurs rose to rule the Jurassic herbivores|Carolyn Gramling|November 18, 2020|Science News
The high desert’s influence on Si-Qin can be seen in the show’s five large CGI renders of an idealized arid landscape.In the galleries: Referencing the revered Washington colorists and beyond|Mark Jenkins|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Technically, they are called “haboobs,” a term that originated in the Middle East, where the events are more common, but they can occur in any arid landscape.
Meanwhile, a smaller portion of already-arid land grew drier as temperatures increased the most during the day.Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.|Ula Chrobak|October 9, 2020|Popular Science
Afterward, climate conditions rapidly changed from rainy to arid, which, coupled with the increased plant growth during the period, provided a warm, oxygen-rich environment ideal for dinosaurs to flourish.A volcanic eruption may have helped the dinosaurs take over the world|Rachael Zisk|September 24, 2020|Popular Science
A second climatic change, perhaps even more important than the lowering temperature, was the increase of aridity.
At Anau there are signs that the desertion was due primarily to aridity or to disturbances accompanying such a change.
The neighbouring zone of Kaffraria consists of great far-spreading, gently-undulating plains, characterized by extreme aridity.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
It is designed to show the air of aridity which the mere coast line presents.
From the crowding vegetation of a tropical marsh to the most absolute aridity was but a step.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot