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RECONDES project funded under the Fifth Framework Programme, seeks to advance knowledge and understanding of interactions between vegetation and surface processes within semi-arid landscapes to the point where guidelines can be developed for the mitigation of desertification. This publication serves as a state of the art review of existing knowledge on degradation processes and knowledge of soils, plants and vegetation of the dry Mediterranean lands taken from a range of disciplines. Detailed reviews are provided at the scale of the different land-units. Existing knowledge on connectivity and landscape analysis which form the basis of further research in the RECONDES project are discussed.

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Authors: No author stated, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2007. 298 pp. free of charge
Availability: (Catalogue Number: KI-76-06-331-EN-C)
ISBN: ISBN: 92-79-03072-8
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