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Interactions of Desertification and Climate

John Wiley & Sons

Titre : Interactions of Desertification and Climate

M. A. J. Williams, Robert C. Balling
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Date de parution : 1996
Pages : 270

Desertification - defined for the purposes of this book as "land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas resulting from various factors including climatic variations and human activities" - is now a direct threat to over 250 million people around the world, and an indirect threat to a further 750 million people.
In the last 25 years, desertification has become increasingly apparent in the dry sub-humid regions of the world, where average annual rainfall ranges from 750 to 1500mm, and where the majority of the human inhabitants of the drylands now live.

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