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Amiran, D.H.K. (1953). Settling the arid margin: The geographer's view, Jerusalem Post,. Special Desert Supplement. Jerusalem.


Amiran, D.H.K. (1963). Effects of climatic change in an arid environment on land-use patterns, UNESCO: Arid Zone Research 20 (pp. 437-442). 


Amiran, D.H.K. (1964). Land-use in semi-arid Mediterranean climates. In D.H.K. Amiran (Ed.), UNESCO: Arid Zone Research 26 (pp. 170). 


Amiran, D.H.K. (1966). Man in arid lands. In E.S. Hill (Ed.), Arid Lands: A Geographical Appraisal (pp. 219-254). London: Methuen. 


Amiran, D.H.K. (1970). Arid zone development: A reappraisal under modern technological conditions. Economic Geography, 41, 189-210. 


Amiran, D.H.K., and Wilson, A.W. (1973). Problems and implications in the development of arid lands. In D.H.K. Amiran and A.W. Wilsom (Eds.), Coastal Deserts: Their Natural and Human Environments (pp. 25-32): University of Arizona Press. 


Amiran, D.H.K. (1977). Aid zone development: A case of limited choices. In Y. Mundlak and S.F. Singer (Eds.), Arid Zone Development: Potentialities and Problems (pp. 3-17). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger. 


Amiran, D.H.K. (1979). Unconventional agricultural development in arid areas - The Negev of Israel. Stuttgarter Geographische Studien, 93, 205-213. 


Ben-Arieh, Y. (1970). A comparison of agriculture land use in a semi-arid region: Ashqelon - Bet Govrin area, 1946-1968. Jerusalem Studies in Geography, 1, 107-127. 


Bitan, A. (1974). Climatological aspects in locating settlements in arid regions. Geoforum, 20, 39-48. 


Bruins, H., Evenari, M., and Nessler, U. (1986). Rainwater-harvesting agriculture for food production in arid zones: The challenge of the African famine. Applied Geography, 6, 13-32. 


Bruins, H., and Lithwick, H. (1998). The Arid Frontier: Interactive Management of Environment and Development. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 


Bruins, H., and Lithwick, H. (1998). Proactive planning and interactive management in arid frontier development. In H. Bruins and H. Lithwick (Eds.), The Arid Frontier: Interactive Management of Environment and Development (pp. 3-29). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 


Dan, J., and Bruins, H. (1981). Soils of the southern coastal plain. In J. Dan, R. Gerson, H. Koyumdjisky, and D.H. Yaalon (Eds.), Aridic Soils of the Negev (pp. 143-187): Bet Dagan. 


Gabriel, S., Justman, M., and Levy, A. (1985). The development of sparsely populated arid regions: An integrative analysis with application to the Negev. In Y. Gradus (Ed.), Desert Development: Man and Technology in Sparselands (pp. 235-255). Dordrecht: D. Reidel.  (Hebrew)


Gradus, Y., and Livni, S. (1975). The central business district of Beer Sheva. City and Region, 3, 90-105.  (Hebrew)


Gradus, Y. (1979). Function and internal structure of the city of Beer Sheva. In Y. Gradus and A. Shmueli (Eds.), Land of the Negev, Man and Desert (pp. 544-556). Tel-Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House.  (Hebrew)


Gradus, Y. (1979). The evolution of urban planning concepts in Beer Sheva. In Y. Gradus and E. Stern (Eds.), Beer Sheva (pp. 309-314). Jerusalem: Keter Publishing.  (Hebrew)


Gradus, Y., and Stern, E. (1980). Beer Sheva. Jerusalem: Keter Publishing.  (Hebrew)


Gradus, Y. (1985). Beer Sheva, The Israel Atlas (pp. 36). Jerusalem: Department of Surveying. 


Gradus, Y., and Stern, E. (1985). From preconceived to responsive planning: The design of settlements in arid environments. In Y. Gradus (Ed.), Desert Development: Man and Technology in Sparselands (pp. 41-59). Dordrecht: Reidel Publishing House. 


Krakover, S. (1985). Development of tourism resort areas in arid regions. In Y. Gradus (Ed.), Desert Development: Man and Technology in Sparselands (pp. 271-284). Dordrecht: Reidel Publishing. 


Pohoryles, S. (1975). Agriculture Adjustment in Semi-Arid Areas - Case Study Israel. Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University, Agriculture and Settlement Planning and Development Center. 


Pohoryles, S. (1978). Agricultural development in Semi-Arid Areas: National report. Geneva: United Nations, Economic Commission for Europe and FAO/ECE.


Pohoryles, S., and Sadan, E. (1979). Patterns of agriculture adjustment in an arid ecosystem. In D. Golany (Ed.), Arid Zones Settlement Planning: The Israeli Experience. New York: Pergamon Press. 


Pohoryles, S. (1986). Agricultural emancipation in a semi-arid ecosystem. Konjunktrurpolitik, 3.


Portnov B.A., Hare A. (1999). Desert Regions: Population, Migration, and Environment. Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg.


Portnov, B.A., Erell, A., and Pearlmutter, D. (1997). Development Peculiarities of Urban Settlements in the Negev. Working Paper Series No 9. Be'er Sheva: Negev Centre for Regional Development.


Portnov, B.A., and Erell, E. (1998). Development peculiarities of peripheral desert settlements. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 22(2), 216-232.


Portnov, B.A. and Erell, E. (1999).  Long-term development patterns of peripheral desert settlements. In B.A. Portnov, and A.P. Hare (Eds.), Desert Regions: Population, Migration, and Environment (pp. 17-36). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.


Portnov, B.A., and Mozafi-Haller W.A. (1999). Desert settlements in Israel: Socio-economic and physical data. In B.A. Portnov, and A.P. Hare (Eds.), Desert Regions:Population, Migration, and Environment (pp. 307-322). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.       


Portnov, B.A., and Hare, A. (Eds.) (1999 ). Desert Regions: Population, Migration, and Environment. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.


Portnov, B.A., Etzion, Y., B.A., Erell, E., Pearlmutter, D. and Meir, I. (2000). An open GIS framework for recording and analysing post-occupancy changes in residential buildings - A climate-related case study.  Building and Environment, 36 (10), 1075-1090.


Stern, E. (1987). Public transport provision in sparsely populated arid areas. Transport Review, 7(1), 65-81.