desertization


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desertization

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desertisation

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(Environmental Science) another name for desertification
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Karakalpakstan has a large experience in the desertization control, as well as in standing of various plants, especially of haloxylon.
According to Matallo Junior (2009) there is great discussion upon the differences between desertification and desertization or formation of deserts.
An increasing number of regions in the world face an evergrowing problem of spreading deserts, called desertization (defined as increasing desert-like conditions in arid and semi-arid lands).
Soil erosion by wind and land desertization in Daxing County, Beijing.
Desertization progressed rapidly after 1981, due to redistricting and to the selective incorporation of large numbers of tribal residents as full, first-category citizens of Kuwait with both economic and social rights and full political rights, including the right to vote and run for office.
Desertization refers to the set of processes that turn an initially nondesert area into a desert.
In this capacity he published, as that organization's first report, "A review of desertization in Africa - Water, Vegetation, and Man" (1974).
Savannahs occur wherever insufficient rain, excessively nutrient-poor soils, rocky outcrops, or other adverse conditions prevent the growth of dense forest but where water is not so scarce as to cause desertization.
Desertization of the city and the state entails populism and an increased urban-Bedouin divide.