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Mediterranean Desertification and Land Use

Series: Wiley Mediterranean Environments & Desertification and Land Use Set

Edited By: Jane Brandt and John Thornes

554 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Oct 1996 | #54017 | ISBN: 0471942502
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NHBS Price: £343.00 $420/€385 approx

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Brings together and integrates research from a wide range of disciplines, all focusing on aspects of the processes, causes and effects of Mediterranean land degradation.


Partial table of contents: The Historical Context: Before 1850 (A. Grove). Changes in Traditional Mediterranean Land-Use Systems (N. Margaris, et al.). The MADALUS Core Field Programme: An Overview of Sites and Methodology (L. Cammeraat). The Rio Santa Lucia Site: An Integrated Study of Desertification (A. Aru). The Petralona and Hortiatis Field Sites (Thessaloniki, Greece) (J. Diamantopoulos, et al.). The Effects of Rock Fragments on Desertification Processes in Mediterranean Environments (J. Poesen K. Bunte). Mediterranean Ecology and an Ecological Synthesis of the Field Sites (S. Clark). The Response of Landscape Units to Desertification (A. Imerson, et al.). Index.

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