5 edition of Rangeland Desertification (ADVANCES IN VEGETATION SCIENCE Volume 19) (Advances in Vegetation Science(discontinued)) found in the catalog.
December 1, 1999
Written in English
|Contributions||Olafur Arnalds (Editor), Steve Archer (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
This book of 21 chapters is about the ‘how’ of desertification control as opposed to an analysis of the ‘why’ and fills a gap in the desertification-related literature in that it shows. Books. Arnalds O and SR Archer, eds. Rangeland Desertification. Advances in Vegetation Science Series Vol. 19, Kluwer Publishing Company.
Rangeland Desertification (ADVANCES IN VEGETATION SCIENCE Volume 19) This case study, titled Is desertification swallowing China?, appears in the 12th chapter of the book published in The author argues that desertification poses a severe challenge to million people in China and things do not change for better in spite of the. Rangeland Desertification. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. [This work provides a scientific contribution focusing on desertification of rangelands while exploring processes, problems and solutions.] Dregne H. (). Desertification of Arid Lands; Advances in Desert and Arid Land Technology and Development.
The book reports research results in sustainable land management and land degradation status and mitigation in 36 countries around the world. It includes background papers with continental and international perspectives dealing with land degradation and desertification studies. The book assembles various topics of interest for a large audience. Challenging desertification myths. Posted on and simplistic equilibrium approaches to rangeland dynamics based on Clementsian succession ecology, have of course long been made, as Roy Behnke and Michael Mortimore discuss in the opening chapter. This book is an important part of this project, but only a first step. Let us hope.
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Rangeland Desertification (Advances in Vegetation Science (19)) th Edition by Olafur Arnalds (Editor), Steve Archer (Editor) ISBN Rangeland Desertification (Advances in Vegetation Science Book 19) - Kindle edition by Arnalds, Olafur, Archer, Steve.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rangeland Desertification (Advances in Vegetation Science Book 19).Manufacturer: Springer.
About this book. About this book. Desertification has occurred worldwide. The biophysical and socio-economic complexity of this phenomenon has challenged our ability to categorize, inventory, monitor and repair the condition of degraded lands. One of the most important distinctions to be made in relation to land degradation is between cultivated land used for annual crop production and `rangelands'.
Rangeland Desertification. Olafur Arnalds, Steve Archer. Springer Science & Business Media, - Nature - pages. 1 Review. Desertification has occurred worldwide. The biophysical and Reviews: 1. This text focuses on the desertification of rangelands and explores processes, problems and solutions.
Chapters in the first section evaluate interactions between `natural' and human-induced disturbance regimes, thresholds, and non-linear change with respect to vegetation, hydrology, nutrients and erosion.
Evolution of rangeland conservation strategies; A. Arnalds. Policy and law for rangeland conservation; I. Hannam.
Rangelands issues and trends in developing countries; H. Narjisse. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification: constraints to implementation in Eastern Africa; N.M. Onchere. Series Title: Advances in vegetation science. This text focuses on the desertification of rangelands and explores processes, problems and solutions.
Chapters in the first section evaluate interactions between `natural\' and human-induced disturbance regimes, Rangeland Desertification book, and non-linear change with respect to vegetation, hydrology, nutrients and erosion. View Rangeland Desertification book from ENVIRONMEN ESCI at University of Texas, El Paso.
Rangeland Desertification Advances in Vegetation Science 19 Rangeland Desertification. This multi-author book is an outcome of an international workshop on rangeland desertification held in Iceland in The papers in this book, one of two volumes separately published as a result of the workshop, focus on concepts and principles.
The fifteen papers are divided into 2 sections. The first section explores the spatial and temporal aspects of disturbance interactions, thresholds. Book. Rangeland Desertification. January ; DOI: / ISBN: ; Erosion modeling is currently of limited use in combating rangeland desertification. Desertification is a cumulative threat that includes both climatic (e.g., drought) and land-use drivers (e.g., livestock overgrazing, fire).
In this chapter, we determine the vulnerability of different ecosystem services to changes in drivers and ecosystem states, with a focus on the American Southwest.
We have four objectives: (1) to describe key services in drylands, (2) to identify consequences of desertification.
This text focuses on the desertification of rangelands and explores processes, problems and solutions. Chapters in the first section evaluate interactions between `natural' and human-induced disturbance regimes, thresholds, and non-linear change with respect to Brand: Springer Netherlands.
Rangeland degradation, in the form of desertification, woody species encroachment, and nonnative invasion appears to be affecting regional streamflow, and may ultimately affect the global water cycle (Wilcox, ).
Numerous examples are available, but sustained monitoring is. Sustainable rangeland management in Sub-Saharan Africa - Guidelines to good practice. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the popular perception of rangelands and their management is that these vast areas have major problems without solutions: the common narrative focuses on overgrazing, herds of undernourished livestock, erosion and desertification, drought, famine, and conflict.
This text focuses on the desertification of rangelands and explores processes, problems and solutions. Chapters in the first section evaluate interactions between `natural' and human-induced disturbance regimes, thresholds, and non-linear change with respect to vegetation, hydrology, nutrients and : Springer Netherlands.
ISBN £ (hardback) Tales of desertification across the world’s drylands are a recurrent theme in policy discourse. This book takes issue with many of the assumptions around desertification, with cases ranging from Central Asia to West. (). Rangelands as dynamic systems — desertification: patterns and processes in Africa.
African Journal of Range & Forage Science: Vol. 20, PROCEEDINGS OF THE VIIth INTERNATIONAL RANGELAND CONGRESS: 26 July - 1 August. Much of what are considered rangelands today (Bedell ), and indeed the specific focus of this paper, occur within the arid and semiarid regions of the world.
These areas are typically dominated by grasses, forbs, and shrubs and are managed without cultivation, irrigation, herbicides, pesticides, or fertilizers.
Desertification, the broad-scale conversion of perennial grasslands to dominance by annuals or xerophytic shrubs, has affected drylands globally over the past several centuries. Desertification is a cumulative threat that includes both climatic (e.g., drought) and land-use drivers (e.g., livestock overgrazing, fire).
This book contains selected contributions from the Sixth Meeting of the International Geographical Union's Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification, held in Perth, Australia, in September Collectively, these contributions explicitly seek to understand not only the mechanisms responsible for the problem of land degradation but their social and economic implications, the means.
A.S. Goudie, in Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Desertification, the spread of desertlike conditions as a result of a combination of climatic fluctuations and human impacts, is a form of land degradation that occurs in and around the world's drylands.Rangeland, also called Range, any extensive area of land that is occupied by native herbaceous or shrubby vegetation which is grazed by domestic or wild herbivores.
The vegetation of ranges may include tallgrass prairies, steppes (shortgrass prairies), desert shrublands, shrub woodlands, savannas, chaparrals, and tundras. Temperate and tropical forests that are used for grazing as well as.This state change is expected to continue in the future as environmental drivers continue to change.
It is generally well-recognized that desertification is a cumulative threat that explicitly includes both climatic (e.g., drought) and land-use drivers (e.g., livestock overgrazing and inappropriate conversions of rangeland to cropland).