Climate effects

PhD Climate effects of Land Restauration at the Water Systems and Global Change Group

July 25, 2020

Land degradation is a worldwide problem caused by non-sustainable management of farm and grazing lands. Strongly reduced vegetation cover leads to eroded, low quality soils, decreased rainfall infiltration and groundwater recharge, increased runoff loaded with sediments and an overall deterioration of the ecosystem services provided by the area affected. Especially in semi-arid areas, land degradation […]

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