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World Atlas of Desertification

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Published by John Wiley & Sons .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • Atlases,
  • Physical Geography,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNick Middleton (Editor), David Thomas (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10295363M
    ISBN 100470244194
    ISBN 109780470244197
    OCLC/WorldCa37976677

    Article citations. More>> UNEP () World Atlas of Desertification. Edward Arnold, Sevenoaks, 68 p. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Investigation of Vegetation Cover Change in Sudan by Using Modis Data AUTHORS: Yousif Elnour Yagoub, Zhongqin Li, Omer Said Musa, Muhammad Naveed Anjum, Feiteng Wang, Chunhai Xu, Zhang Bo. Atlas of the World's Deserts Nathaniel Harris The Atlas of the World's Deserts examines the hostile and extreme environments that characterize deserts, and is divided into chapters that concentrate on specific aspects of a desert's geology, life forms, history, and future.

    The intersection of science and policy remains weak at best (Adeel et al., ), although attempts to bridge it are emerging, such as the UNCCD publication “The Global Land Outlook” (UNCCD, ), the IPBES Assessment (IPBES LDR, ), and the 3rd edition of the World Atlas of Desertification (Cherlet et al., ). Current biophysical Author: Stephen D. Prince, Pascal Podwojewski. World Atlas of Desertification - Second Edition的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。.

    The lack of precise, agreed estimates of the extent of desertification opens the door to misusing the concept. For instance, figures portraying a dramatic image of desertification have proved very popular among politicians seeking to attract international funds (Thomas, ).A recent review of most important newspaper headlines (Reynolds and Stafford Smith, ) showed the radical . World atlas of desertification. MLA Citation. United Nations Environment Programme. and Middleton, Nick. and Thomas, David S. G. World atlas of desertification / UNEP ; co-ordinating editors, Nick Middleton and David Thomas Australian/Harvard Citation. United Nations Environment Programme. & Middleton, Nick.


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The Atlas clearly shows that desertification is one of the world's most pressing environmental problems, and that it is a truly global issue. Since the publication of the first edition inover countries have ratified the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

This large format atlas portrays graphically the extent and severity of desertification throughout the arid regions of the world. It has been compiled by UNEP (United Nations Environmental Program) from data collected and interpreted by more than regional experts.

This atlas presents in graphical form the United Nations Environment Program's most recent quantification of the global extent and severity of desertification. Based on a global soils degradation database compiled by more than regional experts and derived from regional field expertise that used standardized methodologies.

Individual pages in this atlas contain QR codes which, when scanned, bring the reader to the exact online location to access the related page content.

World Atlas of Desertification Printed version ISBN doi/ Catalogue number KJEN-C Online version ISBN doi/ The World Atlas of Desertification summarises the state of scientific knowledge on the drylands of the globe.

Representing in graphic form the current stage of our understanding of desertification, as well as its extent and possible solutions, it contains an extraordinary amount of information of value to students and experts alike. The Atlas clearly shows that desertification is one of the. Article citations.

More>> UNEP () World Atlas of Desertification. Edward Arnold, London. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Surrogate Climate Change Scenario and Projections with a Regional Climate Model: Impact on the Aridity in South America AUTHORS: Sergio H.

Franchito, Julio P. Reyes Fernandez, David Pareja. The Atlas of the World's Deserts examines the hostile and extreme environments that characterize deserts, and is divided into chapters that concentrate on specific aspects of a desert's geology, life forms, history, and future.

For more information including sample pages, visit the Atlas of the World's Deserts web site. Also includes color maps and : $ World atlas of desertification / co-ordinating editors: Nick Middleton and David Thomas ; United Nations Environment Programme.

G J4 W67 Atlas des cultures vivrieres: Atlas of food crops / Par Jacques Bertin [et al.]. The Atlas clearly shows that desertification is one of the world's most pressing environmental problems, and that it is a truly global issue.

Since the publication of the first edition inover countries have ratified the United Nations Convention to Combat : David Thomas, Nicholas Middleton. The third edition of the World Atlas of Desertification (WAD3) takes a fresh look at land degradation – a phenomenon triggered by human land use that is likely to threaten our ability to make productive use of the Earth while still maintaining the critical global environmental goods and services in the future.

New World Atlas of Desertification and Issues of Carbon Sequestration, Organic Carbon Stocks, Nutrient Depletion and Implications for Food Security ZDRULI P.; LAL Ratan; CHERLET Micha. WORLD ATLAS OF DESERTIFICATION Third Edition Rethinking land degradation and sustainable land management Book June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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By comparison, data with the World Atlas of Desertification, Third Edition, prepared by Office of the European Union, shows drylands have increased by per cent since the s worldwide. In 21 of the 76 districts surveyed by SAC, more than 50 per cent of the area is under degradation.

Desertification is a type of land degradation in drylands in which biological productivity is lost due to natural processes or induced by human activities whereby fertile areas become increasingly more arid. It is the spread of arid areas caused by a variety of factors, such as through climate change (particularly the current global warming) and through the overexploitation of soil.

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World Facts and Figures Inside front cover. Using This Atlas Legend 6 Map Scale 7 Latitudeand Longitude Different Kinds of Maps Our SolarSystem 13 World Physical World Political Ocean Floor Dynamic Earth.

Earthquakes Volcanoes 21 Continental Drift World Climate World Vegetation. High quality cartography for the printed atlas has always been an important part of Lovell Johns' activities. We provide map origination and updating services for many of the best known atlas publishers, including National Geographic, Macmillan, Philip's, the European Commission and many smaller atlas publishers.

The following are some of the primary causes of desertification in our world. #1 Overgrazing. Overgrazing and desertification have been always closely linked together.

In dry regions, grass and other small vegetation is necessary to keep the soil in place to prevent erosion and further damage to the soil.World atlas of desertification / UNEP, United Nations Environment Programme Edward Arnold London ; Baltimore Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.