Relationship Between Storms and Land Degradation

  • Gulnura IssanovaEmail author
  • Jilili Abuduwaili
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Almost all major sources of dust and sand storms are located over topographical lows or on lands adjacent to strong topographical highs where fluvial action is evident by the presence of ephemeral rivers and streams, alluvial fans, playas, and saline lakes.


Satellite Image Dust Storm Wind Erosion Advance Very High Resolution Radiometer Sandy Desert 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Centre of Ecology and Environment of Central Asia (Almaty)State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of SciencesUrumqiChina
  2. 2.U.U. Uspanov Kazakh Research Institute of Soil Science and AgrochemistryAlmatyKazakhstan

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