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EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > LANDSCAPE > RECLAMATION/REVEGETATION/RESTORATION

Definition:
Restoration: The processes by which an area is treated in an attempt to restore original conditions.

Reclamation: The process of reconverting land to other forms of productive uses.

Revegetation: Reestablishment of vegetation which may take place naturally or be induced by humans through seeding or transplanting.


Reference:
The Nature and Properties of Soils, Prentice Hall, 1996. Herren, R.V., and R.L. Donahue. 1991. The Agricultural Dictionary, Delmar Publishers, INC. Albany, New York. 553pp.