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6 edition of Landscape Planning for the Arid Middle East found in the catalog.

Landscape Planning for the Arid Middle East

by Safei-Eldin A. Hamed

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact analysis,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Nature,
  • French,
  • Do-It-Yourself,
  • Middle East,
  • Natural Resources,
  • European - French,
  • 20th century,
  • Autobiographical fiction, Fren,
  • Autobiographical fiction, French,
  • French fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Self in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971647M
    ISBN 100773473157
    ISBN 109780773473157

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    WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT – Vol. I - Water Conservation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions - P. Heyns ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) 2. Understanding an Arid Water Resource Base In arid countries there is always a distinct rainy season, followed by a dry period for the rest of the Size: KB. The second largest climate zone in the Middle East and one of the largest in Africa, is the semi-arid climate. These areas receive more rain than deserts, but not enough for anything other than a.


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