Difference between revisions of "Land degradation"

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|IMAGEComponent=Atmospheric composition and climate; Land cover and land use;
 
|IMAGEComponent=Atmospheric composition and climate; Land cover and land use;
 
|Model-Database=GlobCover database; WorldClim database; HWSD database; S-World database; WISE database
 
|Model-Database=GlobCover database; WorldClim database; HWSD database; S-World database; WISE database
|KeyReference=Hootsmans et al., 2001; Stoorvogel et al., in preparation; Stoorvogel, 2014; Van Beek, 2012;
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|KeyReference=Hootsmans et al., 2001; Stoorvogel et al., 2017; Stoorvogel, 2014; Van Beek, 2012;
 
|Reference=FAO, 2011a; Wischmeier and Smith, 1978; Nkonya et al., 2011; Bindraban et al., 2012; UNCCD, 2012; Rozanov et al., 1990;
 
|Reference=FAO, 2011a; Wischmeier and Smith, 1978; Nkonya et al., 2011; Bindraban et al., 2012; UNCCD, 2012; Rozanov et al., 1990;
 
|InputVar=Precipitation - grid; Number of wet days - grid; Land cover, land use - grid; Temperature - grid;
 
|InputVar=Precipitation - grid; Number of wet days - grid; Land cover, land use - grid; Temperature - grid;

Revision as of 09:11, 13 June 2018

Key policy issues

  • In what parts of the world have human-induced changes in land and soil conditions occurred?
  • What are the future risks of soil degradation?
  • To what extent are ecosystem functions lost by soil degradation, adding to local and global concerns about food security, biodiversity loss and climate change?

Introduction