Tasks for Vegetation Science

Sabkha Ecosystems

Volume II: West and Central Asia

Editors: Khan, M.A., Böer, B., Kust, G.S., Barth, H.-J. (Eds.)

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Sabkha Ecosystems Volume I: The Arabian Peninsula and Adjacent Countries was published in 2002. It was the first comprehensive volume dealing with the subject of sabkha research, and sabkha environmental management. Valuable new information was provided for the sabkha of numerous countries on and adjacent to the Arabian Peninsula. This new volume now follows up on this important process, and provides data and information on salt desert ecosystems of numerous West and Central Asian countries, including many of which are located in the Arabian Peninsula. The information provided assists the reader to better understand sabkha geology, hydrology, geomorphology, zoology, botany, ecology, ecosystem functioning, as well as sabkha conservation, utilisation, and development. The volume is paramount literature for anyone dealing with sabkha research and development.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Sabkha ecosystem and halophyte plant communities in Saudi Arabia

    Al-Jaloud, Ali A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • An overview of the halophytes in Turkey

    Guvensen, Aykut (et al.)

    Pages 9-30

  • The biogeography of the coastal vegetation of the Abu Dhabi gulf Coast

    Böer, Benno (et al.)

    Pages 31-36

  • The sabkha vegetation of the United Arab Emirates

    Brown, Gary

    Pages 37-51

  • Desertification and sabkhat formation in the Aral Sea region

    Kust, German S. (et al.)

    Pages 53-70

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eBook $229.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sabkha Ecosystems
Book Subtitle
Volume II: West and Central Asia
Editors
  • M. Ajmal Khan
  • Benno Böer
  • German S. Kust
  • Hans-Jörg Barth
Series Title
Tasks for Vegetation Science
Series Volume
42
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-5072-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-5072-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-5071-8
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7274-0
Series ISSN
0167-9406
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 263
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