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Orals SSS2.2/BG2.14

SSS2.2/BG2.14

Arid Lands Restoration & Combat of Desertification: Theory and Practice in Vegetation Reestablishment and Sustainable Land Management (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Cristina Branquinho , Janet Hooke , Christoph Külls , María José Marqués Pérez , Gudrun Schwilch 
Orals
 / Thu, 01 May, 08:30–12:00  / Room B6
Posters
 / Attendance Thu, 01 May, 17:30–19:00
 / Attendance Thu, 01 May, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00  / Blue Posters
<table class="mo_scheduling_string" style="border-collapse: collapse; clear:left;"><tr><td style="vertical-align: top;"><span class="apl_addon_standard_action_link" style="text-decoration: none;">Poster Summaries & Discussions</span>:&nbsp;<a href="https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2014/session/16487" target="_blank" title="Open PSD9.2 Details" style="clear:left;">PSD9.2</a> &nbsp;/ <span class="mo_scheduling_string_time">Thu, 01 May, 12:15</span><span class="mo_scheduling_string_time">&ndash;13:00</span> &nbsp;/ <span class="mo_scheduling_string_place" title=""></span> &nbsp;</td></tr></table>

Thursday, 01 May 2014
Room B6
Chairperson: Benz Kotzen
08:30–09:00
EGU2014-1521
Africa's Great Green Wall Initiative: a model for restoration success (solicited)
Nora Berrahmouni and Moctar Sacande
09:00–09:15
EGU2014-1621
Vegetation interaction with runoff and flash floods; implications for restoration of drylands
Janet Hooke, Jenny Mant, and Peter Sandercock
09:15–09:30
EGU2014-11829
Introduction and domestication of woody plants for sustainable agriculture in desert areas
Oren Shelef, Elaine Soloway, and Shimon Rachmilevitch
09:30–09:45
EGU2014-7053
Molecular and chemical features of the excreted extracellular polysaccharides in Induced Biological Soil Crusts of different ages
Federico Rossi, Chen Lanzhou, Yongding Liu, Alessandra Adessi, and Roberto De Philippis
Coffee Break
10:30–11:00
EGU2014-1481
Novel ideas for maximising dew collection to aid plant establishment to combat desertification and restore degraded dry and arid lands (solicited)
Benz Kotzen
11:00–11:15
EGU2014-269
A &#8220;win-win&#8221; scenario: the use of sustainable land management technologies to improve rural livelihoods and combat desertification in semi-arid lands in Kenya
Kevin Mganga, Nashon Musimba, Dickson Nyariki, Moses Nyangito, and Agnes Mwang'ombe
11:15–11:30
EGU2014-14744
Effective Ecological Restoration of Collapsed Ecosystems - Linking Soil, Water and Society
Thorunn Petursdottir and David Finger
11:30–11:45
EGU2014-15430
Integrated use of soil physical and water isotope methods for ecohydrological characterization of desertified areas
Christoph Külls, Alice Nunes, Melanie Köbel-Batista, Cristina Branquinho, Nadja Bianconi, and Eduardo Costantini
11:45–12:00
EGU2014-7610 | presentation | presentation
Conservation and restoration of indigenous plants to improve community livelihoods: the Useful Plants Project
Tiziana Ulian, Moctar Sacandé, and Efisio Mattana