GEOG 331-Arid Lands


We will look at the location and extent of arid and semi-arid lands and bases of delimitation, causes and types of arid lands, the physical background and natural resources of arid lands, problems of occupance of arid lands, and the arid and semi-arid lands of the world and the physical environment and natural resources. Other topics are the population of arid lands; Man versus aridity: early cultures and their adjustments to arid environments.