Encyclopedia of Deserts represents a milestone: it is the first comprehensive reference to the first comprehensive reference to deserts and semideserts of the world. Approximately seven hundred entries treat subjects ranging from desert survival to the way deserts are formed. Topics include biology (birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, invertebrates, plants, bacteria, physiology, evolution), geography, climatology, geology, hydrology, anthropology, and history.

Encyclopedia of Deserts 2017, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806156088

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Encyclopedia of Deserts 1999, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806131467

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