Desertification Indicators (Google / Wiley)

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Desertification Indicators: From Concept to Practice

  1. Anton Imeson1,2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977759.ch3

Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Approaches to desertification indicators

  • Global and regional indicators of land degradation and desertification

  • Applying selected concepts in practice

  • Desertification, resilience and stability

  • The soil and water conservation and protection functions

  • Spatial variability and discontinuity

  • Hydrological indicators of desertification

  • Water in the soil and landscape

  • References and further reading

Author: Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.

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