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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Erosion of bulk soil and soil organic carbon after land use change in northwest Vietnam

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HÄRING V. (1) ; FISCHER H. (1) ; STAHR K. (1) ;
(1) Inst. of Soil Science and Land Evaluation, Univ. of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, ALLEMAGNE

Abstract

The aims of this study were (1) to quantify cumulative erosion and recent erosion rates of bulk soil (2) to quantify cumulative eroded SOC and (3) to estimate the proportions of water and tillage induced soil erosion after land use change from primary forest to continuous maize cultivation for up to 21 years. Soil erosion rates were determined by 137Cs. The research area was located in the Yen Chau District in NW Vietnam. Cumulative soil C erosion was reliably determined with the new CIDE (carbon, input, decomposition, and erosion) approach. It is highlighted that to prevent further soil degradation, erosion protection measures should be implemented

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 2014, no122 [pp. 111-119]

Bibliographic references : 42 ref.

Collation : 6 fig., 4 tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1016/j.catena.2014.06.015

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