New PDF release: Aralkum - a Man-Made Desert: The Desiccated Floor of the

By Siegmar-W. Breckle,Walter Wucherer,Liliya A. Dimeyeva,Nathalia P. Ogar

ISBN-10: 364221116X

ISBN-13: 9783642211164

ISBN-10: 3642270964

ISBN-13: 9783642270963

Having been the fourth biggest lake at the globe approximately 50 years in the past, this day the Aral Sea now not exists. Human actions triggered its desiccation and the formation of a major new desolate tract, the Aralkum, that are considered as one of many maximum ecological catastrophes and - whilst - the most important fundamental succession scan of mankind.

This quantity brings jointly the result of foreign and interdisciplinary long term experiences at the new wilderness atmosphere and is split into 4 major sections. the 1st part presents an summary of the actual features of the world and covers geological, pedological, geomorphological and climatological elements and their dynamics, specially dust-storm dynamics. the second one makes a speciality of the biotic elements and highlights the spatial and temporal styles of the wildlife. within the 3rd part reports and initiatives aiming to strive against desertification by means of phytomelioration and to boost thoughts for the conservation of biodiversity are offered. The ebook is rounded off with a bit delivering a synthesis and conclusions.

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