Assessment and monitoring of accelerated water erosion of cultivated land – when will reality be acknowledged?

  title={Assessment and monitoring of accelerated water erosion of cultivated land – when will reality be acknowledged?},
  author={Robert O. Evans},
  journal={Soil Use and Management},
  • R. Evans
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Soil Use and Management
Soil erosion is a key issue in Europe, and strategies to protect soil need to be developed. Hence, eroding soils or those at risk of erosion need to be identified. Much model‐derived information on rates of erosion and on erosion risk of cultivated land may be of dubious value, and thus, there is need for other ways to assess erosion. Field‐based assessment is one approach for assessing and monitoring erosion and gives information that can be used at a variety of scales. In this review paper… 

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