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Reading for AQA AS Geography Unit 1 Deserts
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Solar Water Desalination (Alpha Minds)

Solar Water Desalination (Alpha Minds) | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Read at : http://www.minds.com/blog/view/35935/solar-water-distiller-enables-desalination-anywhere-there039s-sunlight-and-saltwater Solar Water Distiller Enables Desalination Anywhere There's Sunli...
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Myo Zar Ni Aung

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A yardang in the Algerian desert. A feature caused by wind erosion. The ‘pedestal’ effect is created by wind-blown sand whose cutting force is strongest near ground level. (A yardang in the Algerian desert.
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Using the AHP method and GIS techniques to assess desertification in Iran (ijabbr) | Humanitarian News

Using the AHP method and GIS techniques to assess desertification in Iran (ijabbr) | Humanitarian News | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Read at : http://ijabbr.com/upload/IJABBR-2013-1143.pdf GIS-based Monitoring and EWSs of Desertification (Case study; southeastern of Iran) ABSTRACT Today one of the ecological crisis is the phenomenon of desertification that affecting the world.
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Star Wars city doomed by sand dune

Star Wars city doomed by sand dune | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Sand dunes migrating over the Tunisian desert are poised to bury a famous Star Wars film set.
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global circulation (1-54)

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L4 - How does global air circulation cause deserts. You neeed to understand global air circulation.

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Chad's malnourished children offer stark illustration of Sahel food crisis

Chad's malnourished children offer stark illustration of Sahel food crisis | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Rising therapeutic feeding centre admissions highlight growing urgency of situation in one of Sahel's driest, most remote areas...
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Desert Vegetation

Desert Vegetation | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it

Mostly desert plants from North America, but a few from other deserts.


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Greater desertification control using sand trap simulations - Phys.org

Greater desertification control using sand trap simulations - Phys.org | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
A new simulation will help improve artificial sand-control measures designed to help combat desertification.
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Desert mysteries - Featured Journeys - iCrossChina - 穿越中国

Desert mysteries - Featured Journeys - iCrossChina - 穿越中国 | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Deserts cover a total area of 1.3 million kilometers in China, or 13 percent of the country’s land area. Two of... http://t.co/eeKoaqhdel
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Sustainable Land Management Programme of GEF (Google / GEF)

Sustainable Land Management Programme of GEF (Google / GEF) | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Read at : Google Alerts - desertification http://www.thegef.org/gef/node/9971 Sustainable Land Management Programme to Combat Desertification Keywords: GEF Project Document Land Degradation Project...
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Deserts Turning Green From Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels, Study ...

Deserts Turning Green From Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels, Study ... | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it
Increased levels of carbon dioxide have helped boost green foliage across the world's arid regions over the past 30 years, reports a new study.
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More Awesome Flash Flood Footage from David Rankin

This is most of the better footage I shot from the 06 monsoon season in southern Utah. Visit http://www.rankinstudio.com. Footage available for commercial li...
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Hot Desert.wmv

The Hot Desert climate is typified by very hot temperatures, accompanied by less than 250mm of precipitation per year. This video looks at the changing way o...
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Namibia (5/2007) - Swakopmund, flying over the Namib desert

The Namib Desert is a desert in Namibia and southwest Angola that forms part of the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The name "Namib" is of Nama origin and mean...
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Causes of Aridity, and Geography of the World’s Deserts

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L4 -6 Causes of arid and desert environments - easy explanation

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Hot Deserts of the World

Hot Deserts of the World | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it

Chart with information about the hot deserts of the world.


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Deserts of the World - List of Deserts Around the World

Deserts of the World - List of Deserts Around the World | TunstallGeog Deserts | Scoop.it

Short paragraph about each desert.  Links for more information at the bottom of the page.


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