General photos of the Eskisehir study site, illustrating a number of aspects of desertification.

Study site location

Eskisehir landscape

Geology map

Debris flow

Soil erosion

Aspects of land degradation

Juniper tree

Degraded oak forest

Soil excavation

Gully erosion

Rill erosion and stoniness

Degraded pasture

Landslides in pasture land

Reforestation activity

Urban expansion

Stony soils

Old juniper tree

Soil profile
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