This category is for sites concerned with the erosion of soils by wind and water.
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Demonstration Erosion Control Home
The Demonstration Erosion Control (DEC) project investigates the effectiveness of reducing erosion, sedimentation, and flooding.
Erosion and Soil and Water Conservation Group
Information on this group based at Wageningen University which focuses on education and research into preventing, reducing or recovering losses of soil, water and plant nutrients.
Erosion processes and modelling
Provides information on the processes and modelling of raindrop impact induced erosion and the modelling of erosion in catchments (watersheds)
Geoindicators: Soil and Sediment Erosion
Basic information about erosion patterns, causes, and solutions.
Ground Cover Plants
Provides details of over 250 types of plants that can be used for ground cover and to prevent erosion.
International Erosion Control Association
Provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.
National Sedimentation Laboratory
It emphasizes research dealing with soil erosion; transport and deposition of sediment; movement of chemicals on upland areas and in streams; the impact of agricultural practices, in-stream structures, and bank protection on these processes; water quality; and the ecological well-being of streams.
National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
US Department of Agriculture research lab focusing on fundamental erosion process research, erosion control research and delivery of improved erosion prediction technology.
Chemical agricultural practices are contributing to global warming, climate change, weather pattern disruption, erosion, and starvation.
Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area
Non-regulatory organization that works to enhance and protect the Redwood and Cottonwood Rivers. Journals, technical information, news, events, images, and details of how to get involved.
Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 - Overview of RUSLE2
Computer program that estimates rates of soil erosion caused by rainfall and associated overland flow. Free download available together with documentation and manuals.
Serious Erosion Areas
A look at some of the serious erosion areas in the United States.
Soil and Water Conservation Society
The Soil and Water Conservation Society is an international organization that fosters the science and the art of soil and water conservation to achieve sustained use of land resources.
Soil Erosion Net
Collection of information on soil erosion from a wide range of scientific disciplines.
Sustainable Agriculture Tour -- Erosion Control Structures
Diversion terraces, grassed waterways, surface inlets, and hedgerows are the most common structures used for soil conservation.
USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
Information regarding: Erosion process research, erosion control research, and delivery of improved erosion prediction technology.
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP)
The WEPP-model, developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is a process-based, distributed model for soil erosion prediction. Model software and documentation can be obtained through this site. [PDF]
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