Climate and Land Degradation / Edition 1

Climate and Land Degradation / Edition 1

by Mannava V.K. Sivakumar
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540724370

ISBN-13: 9783540724377

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Based on an International Workshop held in Arusha, Tanzania, this book presents state-of-the-art papers, real world applications, and innovative techniques for combating land degradation. It offers recommendations for effectively using weather and climate information for sustainable land management practices.  See more details below

Overview

Based on an International Workshop held in Arusha, Tanzania, this book presents state-of-the-art papers, real world applications, and innovative techniques for combating land degradation. It offers recommendations for effectively using weather and climate information for sustainable land management practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540724377
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Science Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
623
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Global Trends in Land Degradation.- Trends in Land Degradation in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Carribean and in Europe.- Climate and Land Degradation - Overwiev.- Extreme Events and Land Degradation.- Effects of Some Meteorological Parameters on Land Degradation in Tanzania.- Rainfall and Land Degradation.- Frequency of Wet and Dry Spells.- Climate Variability, Climate Change and Land Degradation.- Fire Weather and Land Degradation.- Importance of Drought Information in Monitoring and Assessing Land Degradation.- Agriculture-environment Nexus in Land Degradation.- Using Weather and Climate Information for Landslide Prevention and Mitigation.- Drought Hazard and Land Degradation Management in the Drylands of Southern Africa.- Drought Monitoring for SADC Countries.- Carbon Sequestration and Land Degradation.- Environmental and Financial Synergies on Afforestation of Degraded Lands.- Improving NAPs Implentation.

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