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The End of Desertification?

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    Chapter 1 Introduction: The End of Desertification?
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    Chapter 2 Desertification in the Sahel: Local Practice Meets Global Narrative
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    Chapter 3 Changing Paradigms for People-Centred Development in the Sahel
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    Chapter 4 Does Climate Change Lead to Conflicts in the Sahel?
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    Chapter 5 The Map Is not the Territory: How Satellite Remote Sensing and Ground Evidence Have Re-shaped the Image of Sahelian Desertification
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    Chapter 6 Desertification, Adaptation and Resilience in the Sahel: Lessons from Long Term Monitoring of Agro-ecosystems
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    Chapter 7 Land and Natural Resource Governance: Development Issues and Anti-Desertification Initiatives in Niger
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    Chapter 8 Deserts and Drylands Before the Age of Desertification
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    Chapter 9 Where Does Desertification Occur? Mapping Dryland Degradation at Regional to Global Scales
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    Chapter 10 40 Years of Climate Modeling: The Causes of Late-20th Century Drought in the Sahel
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    Chapter 11 The Tragedy of the Common Narrative: Re-telling Degradation in the American West
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    Chapter 12 Pastoral System Dynamics and Environmental Change on Ethiopia’s North-Central Borana Plateau—Influences of Livestock Development and Policy
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    Chapter 13 Humans Cause Deserts: Evidence of Irreversible Changes in Argentinian Patagonia Rangelands
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    Chapter 14 Interpreting Environmental Changes in the Southern Bolivian Andes: Rural Responses and Political Actions
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    Chapter 15 Media Perceptions and Portrayals of Pastoralists in Kenya, India and China
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    Chapter 16 Much More than Simply “Desertification”: Understanding Agricultural Sustainability and Change in the Mediterranean
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    Chapter 17 Land Degradation in Central Asia: Evidence, Perception and Policy
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    Chapter 18 Rangeland Degradation Control in China: A Policy Review
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    Chapter 19 Taking Down the “Great Green Wall”: The Science and Policy Discourse of Desertification and Its Control in China
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    Chapter 20 Desertification: Reflections on the Mirage
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Chapter title
Deserts and Drylands Before the Age of Desertification
Chapter number 8
Book title
The End of Desertification?
Published by
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, April 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-16014-1_8
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-216013-4, 978-3-64-216014-1

Diana K. Davis, Davis, Diana K.


Roy Behnke, Michael Mortimore

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Country Count As %
Unknown 18 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 39%
Researcher 4 22%
Student > Bachelor 2 11%
Student > Master 2 11%
Professor 1 6%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 2 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 5 28%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 11%
Arts and Humanities 2 11%
Social Sciences 2 11%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 11%
Other 1 6%
Unknown 4 22%