Examples from the Web for desertification
So why do we invariably connect higher temperatures with droughts and desertification?
The presence of a nearby desert has no direct relationship to desertification.
There is no consensus among researchers as to the specific causes, extent, or degree of desertification.
Desertification does not occur in linear, easily mappable patterns.
Desertification may intensify a general climatic trend toward greater aridity, or it may initiate a change in local climate.