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Descriptor in English: Arid Zone
Descriptor in Spanish: Zona Árida
Descriptor in Portuguese: Zona Árida
Descriptor in French: Zone Aride
Entry term(s): Arid Soil
Tree number(s): SP4.036.387.198
SP8.473.654.482.192
Scope note: An area in which the water resources from ground water and rainfall are insufficient to counterbalance the evaporation (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Annotation: desertification: see CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
See also the descriptors: Conservation of Natural Resources MeSH
Desert DeCS
Semi-Arid Zone DeCS
DeCS UI: 25656
Descriptor UI: DDCS025656
Arid Zone - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058489
Scope note An area in which the water resources from ground water and rainfall are insufficient to counterbalance the evaporation (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Arid Zone
Entry term(s) Arid Soil



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