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- Williamson, Jebediah C, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2015 v.13 no.1 pp. 28-36
- arid lands; cropland; desertification; ecology; issues and policy; land use change; rangelands; soil properties; vegetation
- ... Desertification is an escalating concern in global drylands, yet assessments to guide management and policy responses are limited by ambiguity concerning the definition of “desertification” and what processes are involved. To improve clarity, we propose that assessments of desertification and land transformation be placed within a state change–land‐use change (SC–LUC) framework. This framework con ...