Developments in Soil Erosion and Deposition Models

  • Calvin W. Rose
Part of the Advances in Soil Science book series (SOIL, volume 2)


Research on water-induced soil erosion illustrates two useful approaches to mathematical modeling. The first, and often the prior type of model, is designed to produce order from a possibly large body of data about the system of interest and to derive conclusions from and summaries of that data base. This type of model may be informed by physical or other appropriate insight into system structure or behavior but depends strongly on the data and on mathematical or statistical modeling concepts.


Soil Erosion Sediment Transport Soil Loss Sediment Concentration Overland Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Calvin W. Rose
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  1. 1.Griffith UniversityNathanAustralia

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