Search for dissertations about: "hillside closures"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words hillside closures.

  1. 1. Ecological rehabilitation of degraded hill slopes in southern Wello, Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kebrom Tekle; Ingvar Backéus; Eddy van der Maarel; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Classification; hillside closures; intercept lengths; land cover; land degradation; local participation; natural regeneration; ordination; permanent plots; soil seed banks; succession; Ekologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi; Ecological Botany; Ekologisk botanik;

    Abstract : Clearing of vegetation has left large areas of southern Wello (Ethiopia) at a high risk ofland degradation. In this study, the causes, extent and consequences of land degradationproblems are reviewed. To see land cover changes, aerial photographs from 1958 and1986 were compared with the help of a GIS procedure. READ MORE