Project Partners

Prof JB Thornes, King's College London.
Hillslope hydrology and erosion; computer modelling.
MEDALUS I, II, III,
EFEDA,
MODULUS,
Concerted Action on Mediterranean Desertification.

Dr J Albaladejo, CEBAS, Spain.
Soil degradation and conservation; effects of land use changes on desertification.
EUROSEM,
DM2E,
LUCDEME,
MWISED.

Prof G Enne, NRD, Sassari, Italy.
Livestock management on desertified land.
MEDALUS II, III,
MEDRAP

Prof A Imeson, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
3D Environmental Change, Soil erosion, desertification indicators.
MEDALUS I, II, III,
ERMES,
EFEDA.

Prof M Kirkby, School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK.
Hydrological modelling, mapping soil erosion risk at European scales.
MEDALUS I, II, III.
MODEM,
PESARA.

Prof C Kosmas, Agricultural University of Athens.
Agricultural ecosystems, desertification indicators.
MEDALUS I, II, III,
CORINE,
TERON.

Prof J Poesen, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven.
Soil erosion and hillslope hydrology.
MEDALUS I, II, III,
EUROSEM,
MWISED.

Dr L Rojo Serrano, DGCONA, Madrid.
Desertification control planning.
MEDALUS II, III,
MEDAFOR,
LUCDEME.

Prof M Roxo, New University of Lisbon.
Desertification indicators, vegetation degradation.
MEDALUS I, II, III,
EPOCH.

Dr D Torri, Institute for Soil Genesis and Ecology, Firenze.
Soil erosion and hillslope hydrology.
MWISED,
TERON,
EUROSEM.

EC funded projects on desertification, 1991-1994 are listed on pages 6-7 in The Atlas of Mediterranean Environments in Europe: The desertification context. Eds Paola Mairota, Thornes and Geeson, 1998, followed by descriptions of projects such as EFEDA, MODMED, ERMES, and DM2E.

EC desertification projects 1991-1996 are also listed in: Addressing Desertification: A review of EC policies, programmes, financial instruments and projects. Published by the EC, 1997.