Biogeochemistry of Desertification and Woody Encroachment in Grazing Systems

  1. Ruth S. Defries,
  2. Gregory P. Asner and
  3. Richard A. Houghton
  1. Gregory P. Asner and
  2. Roberta E. Martin

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/153GM09

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

Ecosystems and Land Use Change

How to Cite

Asner, G. P. and Martin, R. E. (2004) Biogeochemistry of Desertification and Woody Encroachment in Grazing Systems, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change (eds R. S. Defries, G. P. Asner and R. A. Houghton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/153GM09

Author Information

  1. Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution, Stanford, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904184

Online ISBN: 9781118665985

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Keywords:

  • Land use—Decision making—Case studies;
  • Environmental degradation—Case studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecosystem Structural Responses to Managed Grazing

  • Carbon Cycle Responses

  • Changes in Nitrogen Cycling

  • Remote Sensing for Biogeochemical Studies of Rangelands

  • Major Sources of Uncertainty