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Mediterranean desertification : a mosaic of processes and responses

Author: Nichola Geeson; C Jane Brandt; John B Thornes
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : John Wiley & Sons, ©2002.
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Desertification includes land degradation due to both climatic and anthropogenic causes, where land includes water, soil, and the biosphere. This book presents the findings from the European  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nichola Geeson; C Jane Brandt; John B Thornes
ISBN: 0470844485 9780470844489
OCLC Number: 48098385
Description: xiii, 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: PART 1 THEMATIC ISSUES --
Section I. Introduction --
The evolving context of Mediterranean desertification / J.B. Thornes --
Section II. Climate, processes and responses --
Extreme climatic events over the Mediterranean / M. Conte, R. Sorani and E. Piervitali --
Potential effects of rising CO2 and climatic change on Mediterranean vegetation / C.P. Osborne and F.I. Woodward --
Use of NOAA-AVHRR NDVI data for climatic characterisation of Medierranean areas / G. Cannizzaro et. al. --
Section III. Land use, processes and responses --
The effect of land use on soil erosion and land degradation under Mediterranean conditions / C. Kosmas et. al. --
Agropastoral activities and land degradation in Mediterranean areas : the case study of Sardinia / G. Enne et. al. --
Landscape protection from grazing and fire / N.S. Margaris and E. Koutsidou --
Bioengineering principles and desertification mitigation J.N. Quinton et. al. --
Section IV. Physical processes and responses --
Differing responses of Greek Mediterranean plant communities to climate and the combination of grazing and fire / A. Dalaka et. al. --
Vegetation cover assessment in mediterranean semiarid landscapes / J. Garcia-Haro et. al. --
The impact of rock fragments on soil degradation and water conservation / B. van Wesemael et. al. --
Aridification in a region neighbouring the Mediterranean A. Kertesz et. al. --
Soil salinisation in the Mediterranean : soils, processes and implications / L. Postiglione --
Section V. Tools for exploring desertification --
Environmentally sensitive areas in the MEDALUS target area study sites / A.C. Imeson and L.H. Cammeraat --
Investigation on environmental characteristics to underpin the selection of desertification indicators in the Guadalentin basin / L.H. Cammeraat, A.C. Imeson and L. Hein --
MEDRUSH, a basin scale physically-based model for forecasting runoff and sediment yield / M. Kirkby et. al. --
PART 2. REGIONAL STUDIES --
Section VI. The Guadalentin basin, (SE Spain) --
Natural resources in the Guadalentin basin SE Spain : water as a key factor / F. Lopez-Bermudez et. al. --
Local and regional responses to global climate change in (SE Spain) / C.M. Goodess and J.P. Palutikof --
The impact of land abandonment on regeneration of semi-natural vegetation : a case study from the Guadalentin / J.A. Obando --
Lithology and vegetation cover mapping in the Guadalentin basin as interpreted through remote sensing data / M.T. Younis et. al. --
Changing social and economical conditions in a region undergoing desertification in the Guadalentin / A. Romero Diaz et. al. --
Management plan to combat desertification in the Guadalentin river basin / L. Rojo Serrano et. al. --
Section VII. The Agri basin, southern Italy --
General description of the Agri basin, southern Italy / F. Basso, E. Bove and M. del Prete --
The Agri valley : sustainable agriculture in a dry environment : crop system and management / F. Basso, M. Pisante and B. Basso --
Soil erosion and land degradation / F. Basso, M. Pisante and B. Basso --
Social and economic conditions of development in the Agri valley / E. Bove and G. Quaranta --
Characterisation of soil hydraulic properties in a desertification context / A. Santini and N. Romano --
Aspects of forestry in the Agri environment / A. Ferrara, V. Leone and M. Taberner --
Modelling large basin hydrology and sediment yield with sparse data : the Agri basin, southern Italy / J.C. Bathurst et. al. --
Section VIII. Conclusion --
Emerging mosaics / J.B. Thornes.
Responsibility: edited by N.A. Geeson, C.J. Brandt, and J.B. Thornes.
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