soil erosion ppt EDCI 3125

soil erosion ppt EDCI 3125 - Contour plowing is the...

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SOIL EROSION
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Soil Erosion Erosion is the gradual destruction by wind, water, or other natural agents. Soil Erosion is the process by which materials are removed from a region of the Earth’s surface. It can occur by weathering of solids (sediment, soil, rock, and particles) in the natural environment, and leads to the deposition of these materials elsewhere. It usually occurs due to transport by wind,
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What can humans do to prevent erosion?
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Unformatted text preview: Contour plowing is the practice of farming along the contours (boundaries) of the land in order to minimize soil erosion. Although erosion is a natural process, human land use policies also have an effect on erosion. Sand Dunes A sand dune is a hill of sand built by processes of activity of the winds, and the winds ability to shape the surfaces of the Earth. Landslides A landslide is the sliding down of a piece of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff....
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