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New methods for identifying dune system reactivation drivers and responses, Nebraska Sandhills

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Two billion people living in drylands are affected by land degradation and the destabilisation of surface sediments. However, a detailed understanding of the combined effects of natural and anthropogenic factors in contributing to sediment remobilisation is absent from the literature. A quantified awareness of vegetation cover sensitivities and resultant land degradation to forcing factors is needed if the vegetation and landscape response to future climatic changes and human pressure are ...

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School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
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School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
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NE/L002612/1
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DPhil
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