Sand Dunes

A dune is a landform composed of wind- or water-driven sand. It typically takes the form of a mound, ridge, or hill. An area with dunes is called a dune system or a dune complex. A large dune complex is called a dune field, while broad, flat regions covered with wind-swept sand or dunes with little or no vegetation are called ergs or sand seas. Dunes occur in different shapes and sizes, but most kinds of dunes are longer on the stoss (upflow) side, where the sand is pushed up the dune, and have a shorter slip face in the …

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World Bank Group · 7 November 2021 English

environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management, reforestation)


World Bank Group · 4 November 2021 English

environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management, environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management,


World Bank Group · 4 November 2021 English

environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management, reforestation), and to


World Bank Group · 29 October 2021 English

environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management, reforestation), and to efforts aimed at halting the movement of shifting sand dunes and prevent their encroachment onto communities shrubs, and grass on moving and semi-stabilized sand dunes. The Woodland management activities will support


World Bank Group · 28 October 2021 English

to environmental management (stabilization of sand dunes, forest management, afforestation), and to agriculture


World Bank Group · 28 October 2021 English

stabilizing and restoration of 160 hectares of active sand dunes in eight of the 11 frontline States, and continued to environmental management (stabilization of sand dunes, forest management, afforestation), and to agriculture to environmental management (stabilization of sand dunes, forest management, afforestation), and to agriculture


World Bank Group · 28 October 2021 English

environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management, reforestation), and to


World Bank Group · 28 October 2021 English

environmental management (e.g., stabilization of sand dunes, vegetation management, reforestation), and to efforts aimed at halting the movement of shifting sand dunes and prevent their encroachment onto communities shrubs, and grass on moving and semi-stabilized sand dunes. The Woodland management activities will support


World Bank Group · 1 October 2021 English

Sustainable management of environment and natural resources is essential for the long-term and sustainable growth of key economic sectors, such as fisheries, forestry or tourism, across the Caribbean. In addition …

ecosystems such as mangroves, coral reefs, and sand dunes can act as buffers against sea-level rise as


UNISDR · 30 September 2021 English

The development of the profiles involved a wide range of scientific experts from: The role of the TWG was to develop technical recommenda- • United Nations agencies and scientific networks …

or uncultivated land. As the accumulations of sand (dunes) move, they bury towns, roads, oases, crops,


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