The Dixon Land Imprinter: Combating the Effects Of Desertification

The Dixon Land Imprinter machine may help rectify the effects of desertification by dozens of decades of overgrazing and overcropping our agricultural lands, including the air-earth interface processes.



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1. DESERTIFICATION
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The depressions created by the Dixon land imprinter funnel rainwater and compost-forming organic litter down to waiting seeds and shelter the emerging seedlings from harsh winds.
PHOTO: Dr. Robert M. Dixon
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2. INFILTRATION
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FIGURE 1: HILLSIDE OPERATION OF THE HAND IMPRINTER.
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HYDROLOGIC AND BIOTIC FUNCTIONS OF FUNNEL-SHAPED IMPRINTS.
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3. IMPRINTATION
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4. REVEGETATION
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FIGURE 2: NOMENCLATURE OF THE DIXON HAND IMPRINTER.
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