EFFECT OF RAINFALL INTENSITY, SLOPE, LAND USE AND ANTECEDENT SOIL MOISTURE ON SOIL EROSION IN AN ARID ENVIRONMENT

@article{Ziadat2013EFFECTOR,
  title={EFFECT OF RAINFALL INTENSITY, SLOPE, LAND USE AND ANTECEDENT SOIL MOISTURE ON SOIL EROSION IN AN ARID ENVIRONMENT},
  author={Feras M. Ziadat and Awni Y. Taimeh},
  journal={Land Degradation \& Development},
  year={2013},
  volume={24}
}
  • F. Ziadat, A. Taimeh
  • Published 1 November 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Land Degradation & Development
Most climate change scenarios predict a significant increase in the frequency of high intensity rainfall events especially in the dry areas, which will increase runoff and soil erosion. Understanding the factors that control soil erosion is crucial to recommending appropriate measures to protect soils and reduce their vulnerability. The objective of this research was to investigate the effect of rainfall intensity, slope, land use and antecedent soil moisture on soil erosion and runoff. Twelve… 
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