Dryland Climatology by Sharon E. Nicholson

By Sharon E. Nicholson

A accomplished overview of dryland climates and their dating to the actual atmosphere, hydrology, and population. Chapters are divided into 5 significant sections on heritage meteorology and climatology; the character of dryland climates in terms of precipitation and hydrology; the climatology and weather dynamics of the most important dryland areas on each one continent; and existence and alter within the world's drylands. It comprises key subject matters comparable to crops, geomorphology, desertification, micro-habitats, and edition to dryland environments. This interdisciplinary quantity offers an intensive evaluation of the first literature (covering over 2000 references) and the traditional and satellite tv for pc datasets that shape key learn instruments for dryland climatology. Illustrated with over three hundred writer images, it provides a different view of dryland climates for a huge spectrum of researchers, environmental pros and complicated scholars in climatology, meteorology, geography, surroundings technology, earth approach technological know-how, ecology, hydrology and geomorphology.

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