(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1994)

Document title

Remote sensing methods in soil erosion assessment in the Mátra Mountains, Hungary

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MEZÖSI G. (1) ; MUCSI L. (2) ;
(1) University of Szeged, Department of Physical Geography, Szeged, HONGRIE
(2) University of Szeged, Department of Physical Geography, Szeged, HONGRIE


Different field measurements based on soil mapping were performed to assess the erosion intensity of the area. Landsat digital data were used to calculate the C and K factors of the Wischmeier-Smith formula. These results were compared with field measurement data. The factors of USLE were stored and processed using a GIS. The field measurement results and the values of soil erosion estimated by the Wischmeier-Smith formula were compared. An estimate of the intensity of soil erosion by distinctive composition of Landsat TM images was calculated. This was also compared with the USLE values


Article of periodic

published at : Acta geographica Szegediensis / ISSN 1217-6907

Editor : JATE, Szeged - HONGRIE (1991)

Millesime : 1994, vol. 31 [pp. 89-98]

Bibliographic references : 4 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;




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