oa Madoqua - Soils and soil erosion in the Etosha National Park, northern Namibia
|Article Title||Soils and soil erosion in the Etosha National Park, northern Namibia|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Faculty of Philosophy III - History, Social Sciences and Geography, University of Regensburg, Federal Republic of Germany|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||91 - 104|
|Keyword(s)||Aeolian erosion processes, Arenosols, Available water-holding capacity, Cambisols, Drainage, Eco-pedological risk potential, FAO-system, Fluvisols, Geology, LeptosoIs, Morphological position, Nutrient status, Regosols, Saline, Sandy substrata, Semi-arid savanna ecosystems, Sodic soils, Soil association, Soil units, Solonchaks, Solonetz and Vertisols|
There is an urgent need in developing countries like Namibia for investigations in order to give a consolidated background for adequate management and future land use planning ativities. Soil in particular, as the basis for plant and animal life, needs special attention and protection, both to guarantee human food supply as well as species diversity especially in protected areas like the Etosha National Park.
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