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Land abuse and soil erosion

by Janice L. Redlin

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Published by Weigl Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils -- Juvenile literature,
  • Soils -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature,
  • Soil erosion -- Juvenile literature,
  • Land degradation -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJanice L. Redlin.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesUnderstanding global issues
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS591.3 .R44 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3291128M
    ISBN 101590362373
    LC Control Number2004007077

    In book: Sustainable Management of Soil and Environment, pp change in land use corresponds to a first wave of the soil erosion. The areas with human intervention have high rate of soil.   The washing away, or erosion, of Georgia's topsoil is one of the most significant environmental disasters to occur in the state. Much of the land's productivity, especially in the Piedmont, has been lost to in the twentieth century nearly 10 million acres were in cultivated row crops, and much of that land was losing soil in every rain.

    Land Erosion Page 1 Rev. Jan., What is Land Erosion? Land erosion is the process by which material on the surface of the land is dislodged and moved. Land erosion becomes a water quality stressor when the transported materials reach surface waters. When File Size: KB. T value = Tolerable erosion equilibrium between soil gains and losses.” continuous cropping and maintain soil productivity without requiring additional management inputs.” • T ranges from: t/ac/yr cm = t/ha/yr “Maximum soil erosion loss that is offset by the theoreticalFile Size: 8MB.

      Book Review - Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations David Montgomery, a professor of Geology at the University of Washington, knows his topsoil. In he published Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations, which achieved wide the University of California Press: “A rich mix of history, archaeology and geology, Dirt traces the role of soil use and abuse in the history of . Then erosion occurs, covering up the land beside the river with the soil from the hillsides and creating swamps in the Typically, if one excludes agriculture along the Nile (before the Aswan dam) and the origins of agriculture in the middle east, people typically start by cultivating the flat land beside a river, and then population growth 4/5.


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[Janice L Redlin] -- Discusses the important role soil plays in environmental health, describes the impact of erosion and contamination, and explores how countries are dealing with the issue of land degradation. Discusses the important role soil plays in environmental health, describes the impact of erosion and contamination, and explores how countries are dealing with the issue of land degradation Includes bibliographical references (page 53) and index.

The book deals with several aspects of soil erosion, focusing on its connection with the agricultural world. Chapters’ topics are various, ranging from irrigation practices to soil nutrient, land use changes or tillage methodologies.

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Worldwide, erosion rates range from a low of –2 t/ha-yr on relatively flat land with grass and/or forest cover to rates. Soil is not immune to erosion, and like rocks along a coastline, soil can erode due to the effects of forces, such as water, wind and farming practices.

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Abuse it and the soil will collapse and die, taking humanity with it.” downpours that so quickly strip exposed soil from the land, of farming over the past century has increased the rate.