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Unformatted text preview: o Modern coastline is residing due to the amount of erosion that’s induced by agriculture • Troy, Turkey o Has lost a lot of land because of erosion due to agriculture up river • Erosion is cause by rain falling on the empty agriculture land and this causes erosion of the land into the river which washes away the land into the delta that the river feeds into • Patzcuaro, Mexico o There wasn’t enough people to take care of the agriculture system which caused a lot of erosion to the land • The Dust Bowl o Plants were planted that weren’t suitable for that area then a drought happened o 3 months without rain, and it was very hot and very dry o High winds started to come in and caused the top soil to become airborn o This top soil changed the sunsets in the sky in New York city, so there was a big impact...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ENVIRONMEN 139 taught by Professor Gartner during the Fall '07 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '07