Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Longjun Ci, Xiaohui Yang, Youlin Yang
    Pages 1-28
  3. Jimin Sun, Xueyong Zou, Qingxian Gao, Baoquan Jia, Xiaohui Yang
    Pages 29-99
  4. Xiaohui Yang, Huanshui Zhou, Sen Li, Kebin Zhang
    Pages 177-216
  5. Keli Zhang, Baoyuan Liu
    Pages 217-261
  6. Baoguo Li
    Pages 263-298
  7. Zhongling Liu, Xinshi Zhang
    Pages 299-350
  8. Zhihai Gao, Chaosheng Li, Xiaohui Yang, Longjun Ci
    Pages 427-463
  9. Longjun Ci, Xiaohui Yang, Xinshi Zhang
    Pages 465-493
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 495-513

About this book


"Desertification and Its Control in China" comprehensively discusses desertification from the views of formation, distribution, development and control models. This book truly elucidates basic theory and control models of desertification, especially the numerous results from research carried out for the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. This book will provide a theoretical and practical basis for ecological and environmental planning and design as well as guidelines for prevention/restoration for desertification projects. It will also provide practical examples.

Dr. Longjun Ci earned her degree at Cornell University; she is a lead research scientist at the Chinese Academy of Forestry. Dr. Xiaohui Yang earned his degree at Beijing Forestry University; he is an Associate Professor at the Research Institute of Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry.


Control models Deserts Ecology Environment Environmental management HEP UN United Nations soil science

Authors and affiliations

  • Longjun Ci
    • 1
  • Xiaohui Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute of ForestryChinese Academy of ForestryBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-01868-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-01869-5
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