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Arid regions

LC control 85007141
LC classificationGB611 GB618
Topical headingArid regions
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Variant(s)Arid lands
Arid zones
Dry lands
Dryland regions
Lands, Arid
Regions, Arid
Regions, Semiarid
Semi-arid regions
Semi-arid zones
Semiarid regions
Sub-humid lands
Zones, Arid
See alsoEarth (Planet)
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Extreme environments
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Found inHeathcote, R.L. The arid lands, 1983.
Google search, Mar. 21, 2006 (dry lands; drylands used as noun forms)
Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice. Meeting (11th : 2005 : Montéal, Québec). Success stories in implementation of the programmes of work on dry and sub-humid lands and the Global Taxonomy Initiative, 2005: p. 7 (dry and sub-humid land; dryland, Mediterranean, arid, semi-arid, grassland and savannah ecosystems; dry and sub-humid lands) p. 43, etc. (arid and semi-arid zones; arid and semi-arid regions; arid regions)
Ecology and management of forests, woodlands, and shrublands in the dryland regions of the United States and México, 1999.
UK Clearing House Mechanism for Biodiversity website, Dec. 8, 2009: Implementing Conservation and Sustainable Development Ecosystem Themes of the CBD Ecosystem Themes - Dry and sub humid lands (Dry and sub-humid lands are located in Mediterranean areas and comprise, arid, semi-arid, grassland and savannah ecosystems)