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Kepner, William G.

Desertification in the Mediterranean Region. A Security Issue

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Part I. Introduction: Desertification in the Mediterranean Region: Linking Environmental Condition to Security.

1. INTRODUCTION: DESERTIFICATION AND SECURITY Perspectives for the Mediterranean Region
William G. Kepner

2. DESERTIFICATION – A NEW SECURITY CHALLENGE FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN? Policy agenda for recognising and coping with fatal
outcomes of global environmental change and potentially violent societal consequences
Hans Günter Brauch

3. THE POSEIDON PRAIRIE Desertification, Environmental Stress, and the Euro-Mediterranean Space
P.H. Liotta

4. DESERTIFICATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY. THE CASE OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN FARMERS AND HERDERS IN THE ARID ENVIRONMENTS OF THE SAHEL
Sergio Tirado Herrero

5. THE RELEVANCE AND CONSEQUENCES OF MEDITERRANEAN DESERTIFICATION INCLUDING SECURITY ASPECTS
José L. Rubio, Luis Recatalá

Part II. Mediterranean Regional Perspective on Assessment and Condition

6. PROBLEMATIQUE DE LA DESERTIFICATION EN ALGERIE: ETAT ET MESURES DE LUTTE POUR LA PROTECTION DES RESSOURCES NATURELLES
Ghazi Ali

7. SECURITY IMPACTS OF DESERTIFICATION IN EGYPT
Ahmed A. Yousef, Abd El-Monem Hegazi

8. THE CHALLENGES OF LAND AND WATER RESOURCES DEGRADATION IN JORDAN: DIAGNOSIS AND SOLUTIONS
T.M. Abu-Sharar

9. DRYLAND DEVELOPMENT, DESERTIFICATION AND SECURITY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
Uriel N. Safriel

10. STATE OF NATURAL RESOURCES DEGRADATION IN MOROCCO AND PLAN OF ACTION FOR DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT CONTROL
Abdellah Ouassou, Tayeb H. Amziane, Lahcen Lajouad

11. DESERTIFICATION, TERRITORY AND PEOPLE, A HOLISTIC APPROACH IN THE PORTUGUESE CONTEXT
Luis S. Pereira, Vítor Louro, Lúcio do Rosário, Ana Almeida

12. MIGRATION: AN IRREVERSIBLE IMPACT OF LAND DEGRADATION IN TURKEY
S. Kapur, E. Akça, B. Kapur, A. Öztürk

Part III. Assessing Land Use Change Relative to Anthropogenic and Natural Cause

13. DOES ANTHROPOGENIC ACTIVITIES OR NATURE DOMINATE THE SHAPING OF THE LANDSCAPE IN THE OREGON PILOT STUDY AREA FOR 1990-1999?
Maliha S. Nash, Timothy G. Wade, Daniel T. Heggem, James D. Wickham

14. URBAN GROWTH DYNAMICS (1956-1998) IN MEDITERRANEAN COASTAL REGIONS: THE CASE OF ALICANTE, SPAIN
Juan A. Pascual Aguilar, Valera Antonio Carlos Añó, Juan Sánchez

15. LAND USE CHANGE DETECTION AS A BASIS FOR ANALYSING DESERTIFICATION PROCESSES: A CASE STUDY IN TABERNAS (ALMERIA, SPAIN)
Taye Alemayehu, Luis Recatalá, Andrea G. Fabbri, Juan Sánchez

16. CLIMATE CHANGE, LAND DEGRADATION, AND DESERTIFICATION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN ENVIRONMENT
D. de Wrachien, R. Ragab, A. Giordano

Part IV. Regional Cooperation and Information Sharing

17. THE ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY INITIATIVE: TRANSFORMING RISKS INTO OPPORTUNITIES FOR CO-OPERATION
Annica Carlsson

18. Fostering networking and exchange of information in the Mediterranean region: The MEDCOASTLAND Thematic Network1
Pandi Zdruli, Pasquale Steduto, Claudio Bogliotti

19. DESERTIFICATION IN THE ARID AND SEMIARID MEDITERRANEAN REGIONS. A FOOD SECURITY ISSUE
Francisco López-Bermúdez, Jorge García-Gómez

Part V. Soil and Vegetation Monitoring

20. MONITORING TOOLS TO ASSESS VEGETATION SUCCESSIONAL REGRESSION AND PREDICT CATASTROPHIC SHIFTS AND DESERTIFICATION IN MEDITERRANEAN RANGELAND ECOSYSTEMS
Concepción L. Alados, Ahmed ElAich, Vasilios P. Papanastasis, Huseyin Ozbek, Helena Freitas

21. USING A GIS FOR SUSTAINABLE USE AND MANAGEMENT OF AN IRRIGATION AREA IN THE SPANISH - PORTUGUESE BORDER THREATENED BY DESERTIFICATION
J. M. Nunes, A. Muñoz, J. P. Coelho, S. Dias, A. García, A. López -Piñeiro

22. RESTORATION OF BURNED AREAS IN FOREST MANAGEMENT PLANS
J. A. Alloza, R. Vallejo

23. IMPACT OF FOREST FIRES ON HYDROLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF A TYPICAL MEDITERRANEAN FOREST SOIL
O. González, V. Andreu, E. Gimeno-García, J. L. Rubio

24. MANAGEMENT OF FOREST SOILS CONSIDERING WATER EROSION AS A CONTROL FACTOR
M. A. Coutinho, C. R. Antunes

Part VI. Desertification Indicators and Forecasting Techniques

25. ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS AND INDICATORS OF DESERTIFICATION
C. Kosmas, M. Tsara, N. Moustakas, D. Kosma, N. Yassoglou

26. DESERTIFICATION IN NORTHERN MOROCCO DUE TO EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON GROUNDWATER RECHARGE
Simone J.E. Van Dijck, Abdellah Laouina, Anabela V. Carvalho, Sander Loos, Aafke M. Schipper, Hans Van der Kwast, Rachida Nafaa, Mostafa Antari, Alfredo Rocha, Carlos Borrego, Coen J. Ritsema

27. HYDROLOGICAL APPROACH FOR ASSESSING DESERTIFICATION PROCESSES IN THE
MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Ildefonso Pla Sentís

28. THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE FUTURES IN A STRATEGY TO ASSESS THE LIKELIHOOD OF LAND DEGRADATION LEADING TO INCREASED SUBSEQUENT POLITICAL INSTABILITY
David A. Mouat, Scott Bassett, Judith Lancaster

Keywords: Environment, Environment, general, Landscape Ecology, Regional Science, Human Geography, Social Sciences, general

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
NATO Security Through Science Series
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402037603

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