Hysteretic sediment fluxes in rainfall‐driven soil erosion: Particle size effects

  title={Hysteretic sediment fluxes in rainfall‐driven soil erosion: Particle size effects},
  author={Mohsen Cheraghi and Seifeddine Jomaa and Graham C. Sander and David Andrew Barry},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  pages={8613 - 8629}
A detailed laboratory study was conducted to examine the effects of particle size on hysteretic sediment transport under time‐varying rainfall. A rainfall pattern composed of seven sequential stepwise varying rainfall intensities (30, 37.5, 45, 60, 45, 37.5, and 30 mm h−1), each of 20 min duration, was applied to a 5 m × 2 m soil erosion flume. The soil in the flume was initially dried, ploughed to a depth of 20 cm and had a mechanically smoothed surface. Flow rates and sediment concentration… 

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