arid zone


 

Kindly note that this presentation of LEO has now been integrated with the InforMEA Portal.

 

Definition: 

Arid land is characterized by low annual rainfall of less than 250 mm, by evaporation exceeding precipitation and a sparse vegetation. (Source: GEMET/LBC)

Other relations

  • area beyond national jurisdiction (CMS)
Broader
dryland
Related
Synonyms
  • arid region

There is no content tagged with arid zone. See all documents containing the keywords "arid zone"