4 edition of Vegetation and erosion found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||edited by J.B. Thornes.|
|Series||British Geomorphological Research Group symposia series|
|Contributions||Thornes, John B.|
|LC Classifications||GB401.5 .V44 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 518 p. :|
|Number of Pages||518|
|LC Control Number||89025010|
Water, wind, ice, and even plants and animals all act to wear down rocks. Over time they can break larger rocks into smaller pieces called sediments. Moving water, wind, and glaciers then carry these pieces from one place to another. The sediments are eventually dropped, or deposited, somewhere. Chapters in this book are written by leading geneticists, molecular biologists and other specialists on relevant topics on genetic erosion and conservation genetic diversity in plants. This divisible set of two volumes deals with a broad spectrum of topics on genetic erosion, and approaches to biodiversity conservation in crop plants and trees.
- New material on gully erosion, tillage practices, erosion risk assessment, use of erosion models, incentives for farmers and land users, and community approaches to erosion control. - Updated sections on the mechanics of wind erosion, soil erodibility, use of vegetation in erosion control, traditional soil conservation measures, socio. Mean sediment yield from the native species vegetation, exotic species vegetation, and erosion mat treatments were , , and g m –2 mm –1, respectively. The native species vegetation was as effective as the exotic species vegetation and erosion mat in reducing sediment yield from the forest road sideslopes.
Vegetation and watershed management: an appraisal of vegetation management in relation to water supply, flood control, and soil erosion Document Type: Book Author(s): E. A. Colman. (). Erosion and Vegetational Changes in South Greenland Caused by Agriculture. Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography: Vol. 92, No. 1, pp.
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Wiley, - Science. Stressing the significance of vegetation in geomorphology, an often ignored area, it presents the results of the Vegetation and erosion book Geomorphological Research Group conference, which brought together work in progress or recently completed on Vegetation and erosion book processes and geomorphological interactions.
According to the editor, these results, while encouraging. NAVIGATION: BACK TO MODULE TWO INTRODUCTION Vegetation and Weathering and Erosion.
Before we begin this section on biological weathering (that is, the role that vegetation plays in rock weathering), let's briefly describe the broad types of weathering, physical/mechanical and chemical : More detail and a more complete description of these.
The impact of vegetation on erosion rates is hard to gauge. Although vegetation can hold soils in place mechanically, root systems can also loosen soils or even help to fracture rock.
These processes can increase erosion, especially because areas of heavy vegetation tend to be in areas with high precipitation rates. Starke et al. tackled this issue using a large set of Cited by: 1. Abstract Vegetation and erosion are a pair of competing and interactive factors that affect the quality of watershed ecosystems.
The objective of this study is to develop an innovative approach for conceptualizing and simulating the vegetation-erosion dynamics.
This book chapter will explore the attributions of vegetation to alleviate the most common slope problems in Malaysia; acidity and erosion. This chapter will also provide potential characteristics of plants to reinforce soil and the mechanism of Aluminium (Al) accumulator plant to alleviate soil acidity.
Effects of vegetation type and structure on surface runoff and erosion. Vegetation can influence hydrological and associated soil erosion processes through enhancing rainfall reception and evapotranspiration, increasing the infiltration of water into soil and recharging the groundwater (Zhu, ; Quinton et al., ; Sun et al., ).
Property owners and contractors guide to re-vegetation of coastal bluffs for stabilization of slopes. NOTES: The content of this publication can now also be found as a web page. See Related Web Page below. REQUEST A COPY: The mission of the Department of Ecology is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington’s environment.
Vegetation and engineering structures in flood and erosion control. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.
Development of a local vegetation landscaping manual to help homeowners with erosion control and a supplementary bookmark defining watershed management. Click images to download the a printable version of the published book, Vegetation for Erosion Control – A Manual for Residents (13 MB) and bookmark, What is Watershed Management.
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New York State Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control. In areas exposed to severe conditions, mulching is necessary to establish vegetation and stop erosion.
In these, hydromulching is the preferred method. A lack of wind breakers, such as trees, shrubs, crop residue, allows the wind to further displace soil particles for longer distances, increasing abrasion and erosion. It is important to make. Wind erosion. In some arid and desert tracts, wind has an important effect in bringing about the erosion of rocks by driving sand, and the surface of sand dunes not held together and protected by vegetation is subject to erosion and change by the drifting of blown sand.
This action erodes material by deflation—the removal of small loose. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Machine derived contents note: Partial table of contents: -The Agency of Organic Beings: A Selective Review of Recent Work in Biogeomorphology (H.
Viles)The Interaction of Erosional and Vegetational Dynamics in Land Degradation: Spatial. The average soil erosion rates from the vegetation removal and hoed plots were and times larger than that in the existing vegetation cover plots, respectively.
Comprising papers presented by the British Geomorphological Research Group inthe primary focus of this monograph is the interaction between the processes of erosion, with particular reference to the role of vegetation, and geomorphology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data). Holocene, there was relatively little natural erosion once vegetation c over developed, except for early Holocene climate anomalies. According to Dreibrodt et al.
() “ the general pattern is. This book is designed to assist the civil and geotechnical engineer, geomorphologist, forester, landscape architect or ecologist in choosing ecotechnological solutions for slopes that are prone to a variety of mass movements e.g.
shallow failure or s: 1. Normalized Difference Vegetation Index. The NDVI is a dimensionless index that describes the difference between visible and near-infrared reflectance of vegetation cover and can be used to estimate the density of green on an area of land (Weier and Herring, ). Vegetation can slow the impact of erosion.
Plant roots adhere to soil and rock particles, preventing their transport during rainfall or wind events. Trees, shrubs, and other plants can even limit the impact of mass wasting events such as landslides and other natural hazards such as hurricanes. Deserts, which generally lack thick vegetation, are.
Vegetation, fluvial-geomorphic processes and landforms are inextricably interconnected parts of the landscape. Vegetation-erosion dynamics studies the laws of evolution of watershed vegetation under the action of various ecological stresses.
Vegetation and erosion are a pair of competing and mutually interacting aspects of a watershed.However, vegetation allowed to grow without mowing provides more protection for wildlife and aids in erosion control.
DISCLAIMER: The information in this review of practices is the result of over 50 years of experience in seed production.VEGETATION AND EROSION A LITERATURE SURVEY Elliott Menashe1 NOTE: This is an expanded version of a paper presented at a Conference at Oregon State University, “Native Plants: Propagation and Planting”, DecemberAbstract Surface Erosion and mass-soil losses from landslides are of great concern to land managers.