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Tsunekawa, Atsushi

Restoration and Development of the Degraded Loess Plateau, China

Tsunekawa, Atsushi - Restoration and Development of the Degraded Loess Plateau, China, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Nature of the Loess Plateau

1. Location, Geology and Landforms of the Loess Plateau
Mei-Jie Yan, Qiu-Yue He, Norikazu Yamanaka, Sheng Du

2. Climate of the Loess Plateau
Reiji Kimura, Naru Takayama

3. Soils on the Loess Plateau
Sadahiro Yamamoto, Tsuneyoshi Endo

4. Vegetation of the Loess Plateau
Norikazu Yamanaka, Qing-Chun Hou, Sheng Du

5. Agriculture on the Loess Plateau
Ping An, Tomoe Inoue, Mingqing Zheng, A. Egrinya Eneji, Shinobu Inanaga

Part II. Desertification of the Loess Plateau

6. Soil Erosion in the Loess Plateau Region of China
Fenli Zheng, Bin Wang

7. Irrigated Agriculture and Salinization
Katsuyuki Shimizu, Shen-Li Yang, Yoshinobu Kitamura

8. Land Use Change and Deforestation on the Loess Plateau
Jing-Feng He, Jin-Hong Guan, Wen-Hui Zhang

Part III. Countermeasures for Combating Desertification

9. Comprehensive Chinese Government Policies to Combat Desertification
Zhan-Bin Li, Peng Li, Ping-Ping Huang, Xiao-Jun Liu

10. Grain-for-Green Policy and Its Achievements
Ji-Jun Wang, Zhi-De Jiang, Zi-Lan Xia

11. Poverty Alleviation Projects Through Integrated Ecological Management Supported by the World Bank: Case Study of the Yanhe River Basin
Puling Liu, Yi Zhang, Yongqing Ma

12. Policies and Measures of Chinese Local Government on Grain-for-Green Policy and Desertification Control
Yin-Li Liang, An-Rong Luo, Lan Mu

Part IV. Development of Technology to Combat Desertification

13. Monitoring Regional Desertification
Reiji Kimura

14. Countermeasures to Prevent Water Erosion in the Loess Plateau of China
Juying Jiao

15. Secondary Salinization and Its Countermeasures
Yoshinobu Kitamura, Sheng-Li Yang, Katsuyuki Shimizu

16. Enhancing Drought Resistance of Plants Using Wheat as a Test Crop
Xi-Ping Deng

17. Vegetation Restoration on Loess Plateau
Kyoichi Otsuki, Norikazu Yamanaka, Sheng Du

Part V. Future of the Loess Plateau

18. Recent Changes on the Loess Plateau: Land Resource Development and Rapid Urbanization
Ming-Quan Lü, Zi-Lan Xia, Ji-Jun Wang

19. Future Development-Related Challenges on the Loess Plateau
Guobin Liu, Atsushi Tsunekawa, Xiaohu Dang, Sheng Du

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Management, Soil Science & Conservation, Nature Conservation, Environment, general

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Ecological Research Monographs
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9784431544814

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