Check dam sediments: an important indicator of the effects of environmental changes on soil erosion in the Loess Plateau in China.

Check dam sediments document the process of soil erosion for a watershed. The main objectives of this research are as follows: first, to determine whether the sediments trapped in check dams can provide useful information about local erosion and the environment, and second, to obtain the extent to which they can be stratigraphically interpreted and… CONTINUE READING