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Multiscale Soil Erosion Simulations For Land Use Management

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Increasing pressures on the land and an improved understanding of human impacts on the environment are leading to profound changes in land management, with emphasis on integration of local actions with watershed-scale approaches. This trend has a significant impact on the development of supporting Geographic Information System (GIS) and modeling tools. Complex, distributed, physics-based models are needed to improve understanding and prediction of landscape processes at any point in space and time. At the same time, land owners and managers working in the watersheds and fields need fast and easy to use models for which the input data are readily available.

Keywords

  • Geographic Information System
  • Sediment Transport
  • Soil Loss
  • Overland Flow
  • Sediment Flow

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Mitasova, H., Mitas, L. (2001). Multiscale Soil Erosion Simulations For Land Use Management. In: Harmon, R.S., Doe, W.W. (eds) Landscape Erosion and Evolution Modeling. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0575-4_11

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