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Loris, K., Jürgens, N. and M. Veste. 2001. Zonobiom III: Die Namib-Wüste im südwestlichen Afrika (Namibia, Südafrika, Angola). In: Sustainable land use in deserts. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 441-498


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Zonobiom III: Die Namib-Wüste im südwestlichen Afrika (Namibia, Südafrika, Angola).

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Die Namib nimmt eine Sonderstellung unter den Trockengebieten der Erde ein. Im Unterschied zu anderen Wiisten des Zonobioms stehen (a) ihr hohes Alter, (b) ihre hohe oekologische und biologische Diversitaet, (c) das Vorkommen einer Vielzahl aussergewoehnlicher organischer Anpassungen an die ariden Bedingungen und (d) der zum Teil oekologisch sehr bedeutende ozeanische Klimaeinfluss im Vordergrund. Keywords: South Africa, Namibia, Israel, Richtersveld, Namib Desert, Negev Desert, Kuiseb River, desertification, desert adaptation, salinity, rainfall, fog, heterogeneity, aridity, desert vegetation, ecosystem changes, ecosystem functioning, halophyte species, anthropogenic transformation, natural resource management, Welwitschia mirabilis, Arthraerua leubnitziae, Zygophyllum stapfii, Stipagrostis ciliata, Faidherbia albida.

Year: 2001

Type: Book, Book Section, Booklet

Origin: DRFN DLIB

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