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Soil Erosion Assessment in Wood Pastures and Tree-Less Pastures (A Case Study: Hârtibaciului Tableland)

References Akeroyd J.R., Page, N., 2006, The Saxon Villages of Southern Transylvania: Conserving Biodiversity in a Historic Landscape, In: Gafta D., J. Akeroyd, (Eds), Nature Conservation. Environmental Science and Engineering. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 199-210. Ferencik, I., Muntean, O.-L., Mihăiescu, R., Dimen, L., 2008, Assessment of Soil Erosion Using Usle and GIS (Case Study: Vărzari Coal Quarry, Romania), RevCAD, Journal of Geodesy and Cadastre, no. 8, Alba Iulia, pp. 247-256. Ficuţ, Cristina Alina

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Estimation of soil erosion on cultivated fields on the hilly Meghalaya Plateau, North-East India

[1] Census of India, 2001. New Delhi: 138 pp. [2] Collins AL, Walling DE, Sichingabula HM and Leeks GJL, 2001. Using 137Cs measurements to quantify soil erosion and redistribution rates for areas under different land use in the Upper Kaleya River basin, southern Zambia. Geoderma 104(3–4): 299–323, DOI 10.1016/S0016-7061(01)00087-8. [3] Dupin B, de Rouwb A, Phantahvong KB and Valentin C, 2009. Assessment of tillage erosion rates on steep

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Influence of the Parameters of Models used to Calculate Soil Erosion Based on 137Cs Tracer

References He Q and Walling DE, 1997. The distribution of fallout 137 Cs and 210 Pb in undisturbed and cultivated soils. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 48(5): 677-690, DOI 10.1016/S0969-8043(96)00302-8. de Jong E, Begg CBM and Kachanowski RG, 1983. Estimates of soil erosion and deposition for some Saskatchewan soils. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 63: 607-617. Kachanowski RG, 1987. Comparison of measured soil 137-caesium losses and erosion rates. Canadian Journal of Soil

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A review of radiometric analysis on soil erosion and deposition studies in Africa

1 Introduction Worldwide, agriculture is not only being affected by global warming and climate change but also accelerated soil erosion and the associated soil degradation ( Walling, 1998 ; Marestoni et al ., 2009 ). Accelerated soil erosion is one of the main environmental problem ( Zapata and Agudo, 2000 ; Konz et al ., 2010 ; Othman and Ismail, 2012 ) that largely affects sustainable use of soil and water resources ( Patrocinio and Andrello, 2009 ). Soil erosion is a major threat to soil productivity and represents the main mechanism of land

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Critical Season for Soil Erosion in the Moldavian Plateau

per la difesa dei fenomeni erosivi". CNR, Rome. Bucur D, Jităreanu G., Ailincăi C., 2011 - Soil erosion sontrol on arable lands from North-East Romania. Chapter 13, pp. 295-315, Soil erosion issue in Agriculture, edited by Danilo Godone and Silvia Stanchi, Published by In Tech, Rijeka, Croatia. Bucur D., Jităreanu G., Ailincăi C., Tsadilas C., Ailincăi Despina, Mercuş A., 2007 - Influence of soil erosion on water, soil, humus and nutrient losses in different crop systems in the Moldavian Plateau, Romania. Journal of Food

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Interpretation of soil erosion in a Polish loess area using OSL, 137Cs, 210Pbex, dendrochronology and micromorphology – case study: Biedrzykowice site (s Poland)

1 Introduction Loess areas are susceptible to soil erosion, especially when under agricultural land use. Loess areas in southern Poland have been used for agriculture since the Neolithic ( Kruk et al , 1996 , Kruk and Milisauskas, 1999 ). The advent of agriculture in this area resulted in changes of plant cover on the slopes, which increased their susceptibility to processes such as rainsplash, sheet erosion and linear erosion. Since the beginning of the Neolithic, these processes have intensified as human settlements have increased in size and number

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Soil Erosion and Conservation Measures in Moldavian Plateau

fertilization in Moldavian Plateau, International Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment - JFAE Vol. 9 (1): 570 -574. Alakukku L., Weisskopf P., Chamen W.C.T., Tijink F.G.J., van der Linden J.P., Pires S., Sommer C., Spoor G., 2003 - Prevention strategies for filed traffic-induced subsoil compaction: a review. Part 1. Machine/soil interactions. Soil and Tillage Research 73(1-2): 145-160. Albaladejo J., Castillo V., Roldán A., 1991 - Analysis, evaluation and control of soil erosion processes in semiarid environment: SE Spain. In: Soil

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Estimation of Soil Erosion in Rodnei Mountains National Park Using G.I.S. Technique


Erosion is one of the biggest and most widely spread forms of soil degradation, having an impact on both the surrounding environment and the economical one as well. According to a recent study from 2014-2015 by the Common Research Center an estimate of approximately 11.4% of the EU’s territory has been affected by the erosion process in moderate to high levels, the soil’s erosion rate being higher than 5t/ha/year. A significant part of Romania’s surface feels the negative effects of the soils degradation, erosion being the most widely spread long-term complex phenomena. Identifying as exactly as possible the areas with erosion risk is recommended in order to intervene with measures of consolidation, leveling, terrain modeling and other hydro-improving constructions. For this reason, for the studied area, Rodnei Mountains National Park (Maramureș County, Bistrita-Nasaud County), having a surface of 47.177 ha, the soil’s erosion has been modeled via the USLE model, developed by Motoc in 1979, taking into consideration all the climate conditions specific to Romania. Following the implementation of the G.I.S environment model, the soil’s erosion estimate values have been obtained, subsequently being divided in 8 classes of erosion, losses of soil less than 0.5t/ha/year representing 89.3% out of the park’s total surface. Researching the model’s obtained results and comparing them to existing values of soil erosion, locally and nationally, we can draw the conclusion that the results of the USLE model are truthful, and that the model can be successfully used in the studied area. Thereby, the study has targeted the determination of vulnerabilities at the erosional processes and vulnerabilities to erosion, the risk of erosion susceptibility being assessed.

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Land Degradation and Management within Upper Racova Catchment

, Editura Corson, Iași. Ioniţă, I., Mărgineanu, R.M., Hurjui, C., 2000, Assessment of the reservoir sedimentation rates from 137-Cs measurements in the Moldavian Plateau , In “Assessment of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Through The Use of The 137-Cs and Related Techniques”, Queralt, I., Zapata, F. and Garcia Agudo (eds.), Acta Geologica Hispanica, 35 (3-4), 357-367 p. Ioniță, I., Chelaru, Petronela, Niacșu, L., Butelcă, D., Andrei, A., 2014, Landslide distribution and their recent development within the Central Moldavian Plateau of Romania , Carpathian

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Effectiveness Of Soil Conservation To Erosion Control On Several Land Use Types

Precision Farming . Post Graduate Forum, North Sumatera Utara University, Medan. Indonesia. ISBN 979-458-591-2. pp 489–495. GOMEZ, J.A. – SOBRINO, T.A. – GIRALDEZ, J.V. – FERERES, E. 2009. Soil management effects on runoff, erosion and soil properties in a olive grove of Southern Spain. In Soil & Tillage Research , vol. 102 , no. 1, pp. 5–13. HIDAYAT, Y.– MURTILAKSONO, K. – SINUKABAN, N. 2012. Characterization of surface runoff, soil erosion and nutrient loss on forest-agriculture landscape. In Journal of Tropical Soils, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 259–266.DOI

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