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MEDALUS is a major project within the programme of investigation designed to identify, understand and mitigate the effects of desertification in Southern Europe. This document deals with the results of MEDALUS I. It is a summary of the detailed report and is concerned with the following areas: (i) primary objectives of MEDALUS I; (ii) climatology; (iii) physical processes of desertification; (iv) modelling the physical and biological responses; (v) remote sensing, GIS and DRUS; (vi) socio-economic studies; (vii) conclusions and recommendations.

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Authors: MEDALUS TEAM, University of London, Kings College, Department of Geography (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1993) 27 pp.
Availability: Available from the Environment Programme Office, European Commission, DG XII, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE)
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