desertification

[ dih-zur-tuh-fi-key-shuh n ]

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The presence of a nearby desert has no direct relationship to desertification.

Desertification does not occur in linear, easily mappable patterns.

Desertification may intensify a general climatic trend toward greater aridity, or it may initiate a change in local climate.

There is no consensus among researchers as to the specific causes, extent, or degree of desertification.

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