Sediment Yield and Reservoir Siltation in Tigray

  title={Sediment Yield and Reservoir Siltation in Tigray},
  author={Matthias Vanmaercke and Nigussie Haregeweyn and Amanuel Zenebe and Jan Nyssen and Jean Poesen},
  journal={Geo-trekking in Ethiopia’s Tropical Mountains},
Sediment yield (SY) is the total mass of sediment that leaves a catchment per unit of time. It is the combined result of several erosion processes (e.g. sheet and rill erosion, gully erosion, riverbank erosion, landslides) and sediment deposition (e.g. at field boundaries, on footslopes, alluvial plains, river beds) taking place in the river catchment. 
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