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Degradation degree and extent per study site (%)

Morocco: degree of land degradation

Conservation extent and effectiveness per site

China: effectiveness of conservation measures


land use system


land use system Spain


degradation Turkey


conservation Greece

wocat QM

QM online matrix table

WOCAT map viewer


Average greeness over growing season, Botswana

Trend in greeness from 1981-2006, Botswana

D121 cover

study site compilation cover

Age distribution - Crete

biophysical description - Cape Verde

Grazing Tunisia

Location Botswana

Map for Greek NCCD

greening or browning cover

Locations of study sites


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