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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSERVATION OF WESTERN RANGELANDS

Location: Range Management Research

Title: Overgrazing- How far are we from passing the tipping point of turning our rangelands into desert?

Author
item Bestelmeyer, Brandon

Submitted to: Trade Journal Publication
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: June 3, 2014
Publication Date: June 15, 2014
Citation: Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2014. Overgrazing- How far are we from passing the tipping point of turning our rangelands into desert?. Mongolian Herder. 16:28.

Technical Abstract: Ecological science, particularly with regard to Mongolian rangelands, is not able to estimate when a tipping point will be passed. Nonetheless, it does provide a framework for responding to the threat of desertification tipping points.

Last Modified: 10/24/2014
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