General photos of the Yan River Basin study site, illustrating a number of aspects of desertification

Erosion of loess road in Yan'an City

Crop residue removal

Muddy flow of Yan River

Soil erosion in Yan River

Location of the Loess Plateau of China

Tableland region, south Loess Plateau

Hilly region, mid Loess Plateau

Erosion on the slope land

Wind erosion, north Loess Plateau

Sand land, north Loess Plateau


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