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Soil Erosion and Sediment Production on Watershed Landscapes: Processes and Control

Soil Erosion and Sediment Production on Watershed Landscapes: Processes and Control
  • UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme (IHP). June 2013
  • This report describes the processes that lead to losses of soil resources through erosion, effective methods of preventing unacceptable soil losses on watersheds, and methods of controlling the losses of soil resources when these losses become excessive. It also describes the processes that lead to losses of soil resources through erosion; effective methods of preventing unacceptable soil losses on watersheds, and methods of controlling the losses of soil resources when these losses become excessive. Finally it discusses the economics of selecting economically feasible watershed management practices to prevent or control excessive increases in the loss of soil resources on watershed landscapes.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Economic impact, Groundwater, Hydrology, Land degradation, Land management, Technology, Water cycle, Watersheds
  • Main target audience: Environmental practitioners, Scientists
  • Main purpose: Impact evaluation, Technical
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Research study, Technical report
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Published in 2015