Application of indicator systems for monitoring and assessment of desertification from national to global scales

@inproceedings{Sommer2011ApplicationOI,
  title={Application of indicator systems for monitoring and assessment of desertification from national to global scales},
  author={Steffen Sommer and Claudio Zucca and Alan Grainger and Michael Cherlet and Robert B. Zougmor{\'e} and Youba Sokona and Joachim Hill and Raniero Della Peruta and Julia Roehrig and Guanchun Wang},
  year={2011}
}
This paper suggests how the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) community can progressively make use of a flexible framework of analytical approaches that have been recently developed by scientific research. This allows a standardized but flexible use of indicator sets adapted to specific objectives or desertification issues relevant for implementing the Convention. Science has made progress in understanding major issues and proximate causes of dryland degradation such… CONTINUE READING
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