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Land degradation and desertification
Institute of Indian Geographers. Conference
In the Indian context; contributed papers presented at the 22nd Conference of the Institute of Indian Geographers, and International Geographical Union Commission Meeting on Land Degradation and Desertification, held at the Dept. of Geography, Visva-Bharati University, on January 9-11, 2001.
|Statement||edited by V.C. Jha.|
|Contributions||Jha, V. C. 1958-, International Geographical Union. Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification. Meeting, Visva-Bharati. Dept. of Geography.|
|LC Classifications||GB628.71 .I57 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||405 p. :|
|Number of Pages||405|
|LC Control Number||2003316139|
In the Indian context; contributed papers presented at the 22nd Conference of the Institute of Indian Geographers, and International Geographical Union Commission Meeting on Land Degradation and Desertification, held at the Dept. of Geography, Visva-Bharati University, on January , 6. Global Warming, Carbon Balance, and Land and Water Management Ahmet Ruhi Mermut. 7. The Use of GIS Data in the Desertification Risk Cartography: Case Study of South Aurès Region in Algeria H. Benmessaud, M. Kalla, H. Driddi. 8. Land Degradation and Book Edition: 1.
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 through. 6 The land challenges, in the context of this report, are climate change mitigation, adaptation, 7 desertification, land degradation, and food security. The chapter also discusses implications for 8 Nature’s Contributions to People (NCP), including biodiversity and water, and sustainable.
Desertification includes land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub humid areas resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities. Desertification affects as much as one-sixth of the world's population, seventy percent of all drylands, and one-quarter of the total land . John Oswald, Sarah Harris, in Biological and Environmental Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, Abstract. Desertification, an intentionally foreboding term, is at its core land degradation in dryland nearly 40 years of international attention, the analysis of the causes and consequences of land degradation in dryland systems remains shrouded in the nuanced .
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This book. Land Degradation and Desertification: Assessment, Mitigation, and Remediation 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 discusses methods for monitoring effects of climate change and land degradation, and adaptations to these processes.
It argues for better co-operation and knowledge exchange, so that the research, land user and policy communities can work together more effectively to. Land Degradation and Desertification. This book is organized into two sections.
The first section covers three major aspects, viz., an understanding of patterns of land degradation and desertification for developing mitigation strategies, land-atmosphere interaction from response of land cover to climate change effects of Karst rocky desertification.
Land Degradation. International Geographical Union. Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification. 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 Eswaran H, Lal R, Reich PF () Land degradation: an overview.
In: Bridges EM, Hannam ID, Oldeman LR, de Vries FWTP, Scherr SJ, Sompatpanit S (eds) Responses to land degradation, Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on land degradation and desertification, Khon Kaen, Thailand.
Oxford Press, New Delhi Google ScholarCited by: 1. Land Degradation and Desertification: Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation. UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT – Vol. I - Land Degradation and Desertification: History, Nature, Causes, Consequences, and Solutions - Conacher, Arthur ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) above.
Thus, Arthur and Jeanette Conacher defined land degradation as ‘alterations to all aspects of the biophysical environment by human File Size: KB.
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Land Degradation and Desertification. a Global Crisis. Land degradation which is caused by multiple forces-extreme weather conditions and anthropogenic activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility-negatively affects food production, livelihoods, and the provision of other ecosystem goods and by: 1.
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The degradation process in red beds is similar to the Karst rocky desertification and land degradation of red soil in hilly areas, but whether this type of extreme land degradation that took place.
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. 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 Reviews: 1.
Allington G R, Valone T J. Reversal of desertification: The role of physical and chemical soil properties, Journal of Arid Environments ; Barbier, Edward B The economic linkages between rural poverty and land degradation: some evidence from Africa, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Vol IssuesDecember Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability Anton Imeson(auth.) Desertification offers a comprehensive overview of the subject and clearly emphasizes the link between local and global desertification processes and how past and current policy has.
Discussion: Data and evidence for land degradation Conclusion: why land degradation and desertification occur References and further reading 2 Responses to desertification Finding answers Conclusion: The causes of land degradation today Conclusion: strategies to mitigate desertification Introduction.
Land degradation is a process of deterioration of land caused by extreme weather conditions and human activities that pollute or degrade the quality of land and negatively affect the food production and livelihoods of the people. According to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Author: S Dharumarajan, S Veeramani, Kalaiselvi Beeman, M Lalitha, N Janani, R Srinivasan, Rajendra Hegde.
The importance of land degradation and desertification led to the adoption of Sustainable Development Goal aiming specifically at land degradation neutrality. “Life on Land” is one of the Sustainable Development Goals and it encourages countries to achieve a land degradation neutral world by.
The book redresses this balance. Making use of much original data and information that has been undertaken by many scientists andpractitioners during the last decade in different parts of the world, Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability is organised according to the principles of adaptive management and hierarchy theory and.A new focus on achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) seeks to spark and grow transformative efforts to avoid, reduce and reverse land degradation through gender- and socially-equitable means.
As of Julycountries of the countries directly affected by desertification, land degradation or drought pledged to achieve land.Land Degradation Neutrality: implications and opportunities for conservation Nature Based Solutions to Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought Second Edition 27/08/ With contributions from Global Drylands Initiative, CEM, WCEL, WCPA, CEC1 1 Contributors: Jonathan Davies, Masumi Gudka, Peter Laban, Graciela Metternicht, Sasha Alexander.