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Interactions of desertification and climate / prepared by Martin A.J. Williams and Robert C. Balling, Jr., for World Meteorological Organisation, United Nations Environment Programme
Bib ID 1020657
Format BookBook
Author
Williams, M. A. J. (Martin A. J.)
 
Description London ; New York : E. Arnold ; New York, NY : Wiley, 1996 
xiv, 270 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0470235470 (hardback)
0340632178
Partial contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Human Impact on Surface and Atmospheric Conditions in Drylands
  • 3. Impact of Human Activities in Drylands on Climate
  • 4. Impact of Climate on Soils and Vegetation
  • 5. Impact of Climate on the Hydrological Cycle
  • 6. Human Land Use in Drylands and the Influence of Climate
  • 7. Linkages Between Interannual Climatic Variations in Drylands and the Global Climate System
  • 8. Future Climate Changes in Drylands
  • 9. Mitigation and Rehabilitation Strategies
  • 10. Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-258) and index.

Subjects Desertification.  |  Climatology.
Other authors/contributors Balling, Robert C  |  World Meteorological Organization  |  United Nations Environment Programme

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