Land Degradation in the Karoo, South Africa
Project funded by own resources
Project title Land Degradation in the Karoo, South Africa
Principal Investigator(s) Kuhn, Nikolaus J.
Project Members Krenz, Juliane
Kuhn, Brigitte
Organisation / Research unit Departement Umweltwissenschaften / Physiogeographie und Umweltwandel (Kuhn)
Project start 01.01.2015
Probable end 31.12.2021
Status Active

Soil erosion has changed the quality and patterns of soils and their interaction with the environment, in particular the atmosphere, in the Karoo rangelands. This projects aims at identfing the impact of soil redistribution in the past 100 years on soil carbon stocks and C fluxes between soil and atmosphere. In addition, an extrapolation from the local to the svannah ecotone level is attempted. 

Keywords erosion, climate, savannah
Financed by University funds

Published results ()

  ID Autor(en) Titel ISSN / ISBN Erschienen in Art der Publikation
4487544  Krenz, Juliane; Kuhn, Nikolaus J.  Chapter 8 - Assessing Badland Sediment Sources Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles  978-0-12-813054-4  Badlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change  Publication: Book Item (Buchkap., Lexikonartikel, jur. Kommentierung, Beiträge in Sammelbänden etc.) 

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