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Mueller, Eva Nora

Patterns of Land Degradation in Drylands

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Table of contents

1. Land Degradation in Drylands: An Ecogeomorphological Approach
Eva Nora Mueller, John Wainwright, Anthony J. Parsons, Laura Turnbull

Part I. Theory: Linking Process to Pattern

2. The Study of Land Degradation in Drylands: State of the Art
Tamara Hochstrasser, James D. A. Millington, Vasilios P. Papanastasis, Anthony J. Parsons, Pier Paolo Roggero, Richard E. Brazier, Joan Estrany, Almo Farina, Alan Puttock

3. Resilience, Self-Organization, Complexity and Pattern Formation
Florian Jeltsch, Laura Turnbull, Stefania Scarsoglio, Concepcion L. Alados, Francesc Gallart, Eva Nora Mueller, Nicolas Barbier, James D. A. Millington, John Wainwright, Mareike Wieczorek, Volker Grimm

4. Short-Range Ecogeomorphic Processes in Dryland Systems
Nicolas Barbier, Juan Bellot, Pierre Couteron, Anthony J. Parsons, Eva Nora Mueller

5. Long-Range Ecogeomorphic Processes
Artemi Cerdà, Francesc Gallart, Junran Li, Vasilios P. Papanastasis, Robert R. Parmenter, Laura Turnbull, Anthony J. Parsons, John Wainwright

6. Integrating Short- and Long-Range Processes into Models: The Emergence of Pattern
Kelly K. Caylor, Greg S. Okin, Laura Turnbull, John Wainwright, Thorsten Wiegand, Trenton E. Franz, Anthony J. Parsons

Part II. Methods for Confronting Models with Data

7. Approaches to Modelling Ecogeomorphic Systems
Laura Turnbull, Tamara Hochstrasser, Mareike Wieczorek, Andreas Baas, John Wainwright, Stefania Scarsoglio, Britta Tietjen, Florian Jeltsch, Eva Nora Mueller

8. Characterizing Patterns
Pierre Couteron, Philip Hunke, Juan Bellot, Joan Estrany, Núria Martínez-Carreras, Eva Nora Mueller, Vasilios P. Papanastasis, Robert R. Parmenter, John Wainwright

9. Assessment of Patterns in Ecogeomorphic Systems
Nicolas Barbier, Juan Bellot, Pierre Couteron, Thorsten Wiegand, Volker Grimm, Vincent Deblauwe, Peter Biro, Eva Nora Mueller

10. Uncertainty Assessment
Richard E. Brazier, Tobias Krueger, John Wainwright

Part III. Case Studies

11. Vegetation Change in the Southwestern USA: Patterns and Processes
Laura Turnbull, John Wainwright, Sujith Ravi

12. Vegetation Mosaics of Arid Western New South Wales, Australia: Considerations of Their Origin and Persistence
David L. Dunkerley

13. Case Study of Self-Organized Vegetation Patterning in Dryland Regions of Central Africa
Nicolas Barbier, Pierre Couteron, Vincent Deblauwe

14. Abandonment of Agricultural Land, Agricultural Policy and Land Degradation in Mediterranean Europe
Anthony J. Parsons

15. Land Degradation in Drylands: Reëvaluating Pattern-Process Interrelationships and the Role of Ecogeomorphology
Eva Nora Mueller, John Wainwright, Anthony J. Parsons, Laura Turnbull, James D. A. Millington, Vasilios P. Papanastasis

Keywords: Environment, Soil Science & Conservation

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400757271

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