arid zone


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arid zone

[′ar·əd ‚zōn]
(climatology)
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AA International builds on decades of expertise developed at the Centre for Arid Zone Studies and will carry out surveys of crop and food supplies to give clients such as the UN Food Programme an accurate picture of needs.
The company builds on decades of expertise developed at the centre for arid zone studies and will carry out surveys of crop and food supplies to give clients, such as the United Nations food programme, an accurate picture of real needs.
Results of the ARIDFLO project will help scientists and natural resource managers to understand the relationships between flow patterns in unregulated arid zone rivers, and the condition of the resident flora and fauna.
In this study, the diversity provided an opportunity to investigate Aboriginal settlement and land use in a relatively confined region of the Australian arid zone.
Prior evidence for occupation in the central arid zone from this time comes from Puritjarra Rockshelter on the western margin of the riverine uplands of central Australia (Smith 1987; 1989).
The new edition of Arid Zone Geomorphology aims to encapsulate the advances that have been made in recent years in the investigation and explanation of landforms and geomorphological processes in drylands.
Are the unique animals of the vast arid zone of Australia 'out on their own' in terms of their adaptations for desert life and future prospects?
Because of the nature of our work and our in-country experience, the Centre for Arid Zone Studies (CAZS) has been providing technical assistance in such areas over the period described.
The Cuddie Springs site, in the arid zone of eastern Australia, provides a unique climatic, faunal and archaeological record for the region.
The university is a world leader in arid zone research, offering its expertise to many developing countries.
Major organization : ICAR-CENTRAL ARID ZONE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
The initiative and the papers here intend to build the capacity of individuals and institutions in using knowledge about special characteristics of arid-land hydrology systems, and the papers reflect this intention in such topics as global precipitation estimation from satellite imagery using artificial neural networks, a rainfall-runoff model and a kinematic runoff model, ephemeral flow and sediment delivery modeling in the Indian arid zone, a modular modeling system for management of water and environmental resources, calibration and uncertainty in the regional analysis of conceptual rainfall-runoff models, real-time flow and flood forecasting, and groundwater modeling in hard-rock terrain.