Responses of dune activity and desertification in China to global warming in the twenty-first century

@inproceedings{Wang2009ResponsesOD,
  title={Responses of dune activity and desertification in China to global warming in the twenty-first century},
  author={Xunming Wang and Yi Yang and Zhibao Dong and Caixia Zhang},
  year={2009}
}
  • Xunming Wang, Yi Yang, +1 author Caixia Zhang
  • Published 2009
  • Geology
  • Abstract Most areas of arid and semiarid China are covered by aeolian sand dunes, sand sheets, and desert steppes, and the existence of the nearly 80 million people who live in this region could be seriously jeopardized if climate change increases desertification. However, the expected trends in desertification during the 21st century are poorly understood. In the present study, we selected the ECHAM4 and HadCM3 global climate models (after comparing them with the results of the GFDL-R30, CGCM2… CONTINUE READING

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