Evaluation Of Present-Day Climate-Induced Desertification In El-Dakhla Oasis, Western Desert Of Egypt, Based On Integration Of MEDALUS Method, GIS And RS Techniques.

Limited to fourth percent or less of the country’s total land area, Egypt’s agricultural landscape is threatened by the repercussions of climate change, desertification, soil depletion, and looming water scarcity. Outside of the Nile river valley and scattered fertile pockets in the desert oases, th...

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Main Author: Ismael Hossam
Format: Article
Published: Alexandru Ioan Cuza University Press, Iasi, Romania 2015-10-01
Series:Present Environment and Sustainable Development
Online Access:http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/pesd.2015.9.issue-2/pesd-2015-0024/pesd-2015-0024.xml?format=INT