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Desertification alters the response of vegetation to changes in precipitation.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Verón, S. R. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification is of critical concern because it may affect 40% of the global land area inhabited by more than 1 billion people. During the process o...

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Correlates of biological soil crust abundance across a continuum of spatial scales: support for a hierarchical conceptual model.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Bowker, M. A. & Belnap, J. & Davidson, D. W. & Goldstein, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification negatively impacts a large proportion of the global human population and >30% of the terrestrial land surface. Better methods are n...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Developing fencing policies for dryland ecosystems.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Durant, S. M. & Becker, M. S. & Creel, S. & Bashir, S. & Dickman, A. J. & Beudels-Jamar, R. C. & Lichtenfeld, L. & Hilborn, R. & Wall, J. & Wittemyer, G. & Badamjav, L. & Blake, S. & Boitani, L. & Breitenmoser, C. & Broekhuis, F. & Christianson, D. & Cozzi, G. & Davenport, T. R. B. & Deutsch, J. & Devillers, P. & Dollar, L. & Dolrenry, S. & Douglas-Hamilton, I. & Dröge, E. & FitzHerbert, E. & Foley, C. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In dryland ecosystems, mobility is essential for both wildlife and people to access unpredictable and spatially heterogeneous resources, particularly ...

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Land restoration in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Guo, H. C. & Wu, D. R. & Zhu, H. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Present land use in China is described. Problems include: desertification; erosion; salinization; underdeveloped land; and mining dereliction. Remedia...

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The future of teak - what policy makers and managers need to consider: summary and policy recommendations.

Published online: 13 Dec 2017

Authors: Kollert, W. & Kleine, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

This summary and policy recommendations have been developed and formulated on the occasion of a group meeting of 12 experts from 11 countries that was...

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Assessment of desertification around deep wells in the Sahel using satellite imagery.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Hanan, N. P. & Prevost, Y. & Diouf, A. & Diallo, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Normalized difference vegetation index measurements from the advanced very high resolution radiometer on the NOAA satellites were used to estimate the...

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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon: outcome document.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reports the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17), which was jointly organized by the: Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

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Functional diversity loss with increasing livestock grazing intensity in drylands: the mechanisms and their consequences depend on the taxa.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Chillo, V. & Ojeda, R. A. & Capmourteres, V. & Anand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing is one of the main drivers of desertification in drylands, and livestock production is expected to increase in the next decades. The analy...

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Shifting thresholds and changing degradation patterns: climate change effects on the simulated long-term response of a semi-arid savanna to grazing.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Lohmann, D. & Tietjen, B. & Blaum, N. & Joubert, D. F. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The complex, nonlinear response of dryland systems to grazing and climatic variations is a challenge to management of these lands. Predicted climatic ...

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