Restoring Desert Ecosystems
A commonality is that ecological restoration is challenging in deserts, because deserts represent extremes of Earth’s climates and precipitation is unreliable. It is not uncommon for some deserts to receive little or no rainfall for an entire year, or even multiple years.
Abella, S.R. 2017. Restoring Desert Ecosystems. In Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration, edited by S.K. Allison and S.D. Murphy, pp. 158-172. New York, New York Taylor and Francis.