brkt: planting strategies 1

November 24, 2008

potential vegetative uses for moisture generated by fog farming:

1. to grow green roofs

2. to grow food

3. to nourish plants which hold back the desert:

dune-planting-1

dune-planting-2

[images from The Sahara: An Ever Present Challenge, a document about using vegetation to halt or restrict the growth of desert.]

on primary succession on coastal dunes in England (a different problem, but related)

a book on coastal dunes that may or may not be worth tracking down, depending on whether this becomes part of the project or not.

an article from israel on the ecology of dunes.  quite useful.

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