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Featured Images
Home: © Basel Climate Science and Ancient History Lab, Google Earth Image.
The Lab: © Ondřej Žváček, Blue Nile,
The Project: N. Poussin, "The Plague of Ashdod", 1630. (Louvre, Paris), (This work is in the public domain). 
Events: Sahara Oasis,
– Conference »Climate Change in the Breadbasket«: © J. Clements, Blue Nile Falls (Ethiopia),
– Program: © J. Schmalz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team (NASA GSFC),
News: © L. Howard, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) pollen (CIL: 40535),
Open Positions: Bibliothek Altertumswissenschaften, Universität Basel,