Section V, Unit 1:  Drought and Desertification
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Course Contents
 Contents (Topics to study):
General Concepts and Background on the Biosphere
The American 'Dust Bowl'
Drought Impacts in the US
Desertification and Desertization <>
Case Studies: 
Biodiversity indicators of desertization <>
Desertification and drylands development in CIS countries <>
Desertification - a threat to the Sahel   <>
Deserts and Resources
Drought: the Creeping Disaster 
Drought in Florida
Hazards: El Niño Phenomenon
Case Histories:
The Sahel Disaster <>
The Mojave Desert
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