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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2010)

Document title

Soil loss, water ponding and sediment deposition variations as a consequence of rainfall intensity and land use : a multi-criteria analysis

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SVORAY T. (1) ; BEN-SAID S. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer Sheva, ISRAEL

Abstract

This paper incorporates the use of remotely sensed data, terrain analysis and a multi-criteria mechanism for evaluating risks of soil loss, water ponding, and sediment deposition in a mid-size agricultural Mediterranean catchment, under 80 years of intensive cultivation : the Harod catchment located in Northern Israel. The research uses simulations to study the effect of topographic attributes, soil characteristics, vegetation cover, rainfall intensity and human activities (tillage direction) on the 3 risks in the studied area. Results and discussion

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Earth surface processes and landforms / ISSN 0197-9337 / CODEN ESPLDB

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1981)

Millesime : 2010, vol. 35, no2 [pp. 202-216]

Bibliographic references : 1,5 p.

Collation : 4 fig., 9 tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1002/esp.1901

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