Session Descriptions

 
 
Animal distribution, abundance and interactions in drylands and in response to desertification
 
Assessing emerging health risks in water: Drylands and beyond
 
Biodeterioration and preservation of desert archeological sites
 
Desert soil crusts: current and future roles in desert ecosystems
 
Efficient use of water in dryland agriculture
 
Fairy circles as a self-organization phenomenon
 
Land degradation neutrality: the physical and geographical dimension
 
Land degradation neutrality: will Africa achieve it?: Institutional solutions to land degradation and restoration in Africa
 
Landscape restoration and renewable household energy
 
Mechanics of granular matter
 
Multi-Source Land Imaging for Studying Desertification and Land Degradation
 
Native and Non-native Trees in Dryland Afforestation
 
NGOs for water: activities in rural communities
 
On-site sanitation, wastewater treatment and reuse
 
Pattern formation in windblown sand
 
Plant abiotic stress tolerance mechanisms for coping with arid and semi-arid environments
 
Plant nutrition under abiotic stress
 
Practice and theory of combating desertification in rural areas
 
Remote Sensing - Tools and Implications in Dryland
 
Role and function of organic matter in dryland soils
 
Scientific conceptual framework for land degradation neutrality: a report of the Science-Policy Interface Committee
 
Self-organized vegetation patchiness: observations, modeling and model analysis
 
Soil component of regional and global climate models
 
Soil-atmosphere exchange of greenhouse gases
 
The environmental change-biodiversity-disease triangle: host-parasite interactions in the era of global changes in land use, temperatures, and aridity, with implications for disease risk
 
Urban form of dryland cities - mitigating effects of climate change and environmental degradation
 
Vegetation patterns and processes in dryland regions in relation to land use and climate change
 
Vine molecular physiology and genetics
 
Vineyard-environment interactions
 
Viticulture/agronomy practices in relation to climate
 
Water flow and heat transport in dryland soils: modeling and measurements