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The Effect of Land Degradation on Ecosystem Services

  • Ádám KertészEmail author
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Abstract

Land degradation leads to very severe damages on the Earth. Global climate change and land use change are always present in the media and in scientific publications, though much less attention is paid to the degradation of the Earth surface. Land degradation is an interrelated process; other processes like global climate change, land use change and even population growth are strongly linked to it.

Keywords

Land Degradation Processes Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform On Biodiversity And Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Soil Erosion Sensitivity Soil Parent Material Transdanubian Hills 
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Acknowledgement

This study was supported by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH), Project No. 108 755 and this support is gratefully acknowledged here.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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