Impact of climate change on soil erosion and the efficiency of soil conservation practices in Austria

  title={Impact of climate change on soil erosion and the efficiency of soil conservation practices in Austria},
  author={Andreas Klik and Josef Eitzinger},
  journal={The Journal of Agricultural Science},
  pages={529 - 541}
SUMMARY The goal of the present study was to assess the impact of selected soil protection measures on soil erosion and retention of rainwater in a 1·14 km2 watershed used for agriculture in the north-east of Austria. Watershed conditions under conventional tillage (CT), no-till (NT) and under grassland use were simulated using the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) soil erosion model. The period 1961–90 was used as a reference and results were compared to future Intergovernmental Panel on… 

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