Accession Number : AD0648065

Title :   STUDIES ON THE MANAGEMENT OF SAND RESOURCES. I. COMPREHENSIVE SURVEYS; TRANSLATED SUMMARY AND TITLES OF ARTICLES.

Corporate Author : EMMANUEL COLL BOSTON MA ORIENTAL SCIENCE RESEARCH LIBRARY

Report Date : 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The papers give a comprehensive description of the distribution of deserts and the Gobi type of geomorphological features in these six provinces (regions), the formation mechanism, sand sources, the degree of danger and the empirical experience of sand resources management. Forestry, animal husbandry and social economy in the desert regions are analyzed. Preliminary proposals on land utilization through artificial modification are also included.

Descriptors :   *DESERTS, CHINA, TERRAIN, SAND, ECONOMICS.

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE