Kuwait-University-Journal-of-Law-header
Search
Kuwait Journal of Science

Previous Issues

Advance Search
Year : From To Vol
Issue Discipline:
Author

Volume :27 Issue : 1 2000      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

Field assessment of aeolian sand processes and sand control measures in Kuwait

Auther : JASEM M. AL-AWADHI AND RAAFAT MISAK

Environmental and Earth Science Division, Kuwait Institutefor Scientific Research, P0 Box 24885, 13109 Safat, Kuwait 

ABSTRSCT

In Kuwait, the scarcity and irregularity of rainfall, the availability of sand supply areas and the prevalence of strong northwesterly winds significantly influence the stability of the fragileecosystem .The misuse of land and irrational exploitation of natural vegetation and soils havet accelerated wind erosion. Sand encroachment over development facilities is a serious environmental and socio-economic problem To minimize sand encroachment problems several measures are applied. These include physical, biological and chemical measures. In some cases ecologically insignificant and economically unfeasible measures are adopted

Keywords: Aeolian sand; Erosion; Problem; Control.

Kuwait Journal of Science
Journal of Law

You are Visitor No.

55644

Journal of Law
Journal of Law
Tell your friendsJournal of Law
Journal of Law

Last Updated

Jun 19, 2012

Journal of Law
Journal of Law
Journal of Law

Please enter your email Here to receive our news

Journal of Law