Rainfall and human activity impacts on soil losses and rill erosion in vineyards ( Ruwer Valley , Germany )

Vineyards are one of the eco-geomorphological systems most conditioned by human activity in Germany. The vineyards of the Ruwer Valley (Germany) are characterized by high soil erosion rates and rill problems on steep slopes (between 23 and 26) caused by the increasingly frequent heavy rainfall events as well as deterioration due to incorrect land use… CONTINUE READING