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Desertification and land degradation in the European Mediterranean


, : Desertification and land degradation in the European Mediterranean. Desertification and land degradation in the European Mediterranean: vi + 55 pp.

THe concept of desertification and the processes of land degradation are examined, with particular reference to Europe. The influence of land use on land degradation is assessed and a complex systems approach to desertification proposed.

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