First published to celebrate World Meteorological Day 1985 and updated and revised by Prof. L.A.J. Ogallo in 1993 to include the World Meteorological Organization's post-UNCED activities to combat desertification, and as part of WMO's contributions to the convention, this booklet explores the climatic stresses underlying drought and desertification and presents a balanced perspective of the role of climate in the uses made of the arid zone by human society.
Collection(s) and Series: WMO- No. 653
Language(s): English; Other Languages: Spanish
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copy (ill., charts, maps)
ISBN (or other code): 978-92-63-12653-5
Archives access: 1985-[...]