Deserts: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Nick Middleton
English | 2009-12-20 | ISBN: 0199564302 | PDF | 144 pages | 1,6 MB
Deserts make up a third of the planet's land surface, but if you picture a desert, what comes to mind? A sandy wasteland? A drought-parched dust bowl? An alien landscape devoid of all life forms? In this marvelous Very Short Introduction, geographer and popular science writer Nick Middleton reveals that deserts are places of immense natural charm and rich biodiversity.