7 - Key terms and concepts Upon completion of this course,...

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Key terms and concepts Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with the following terms, concepts, and programs. Soil Erosion Topsoil Moldboard plow Water and wind erosion Geologic / natural erosion Raindrop splash erosion Chan n elized flow (rill or gully) erosion Sheet erosion Surface creep erosion Runoff water Suspension of soil particles Sedimentation Dredging Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) Rainfall Factor (R) Soil Erodibility Factor (K) Slope factor (LS) Vegetative cover and management factor (C) Practice factor (P) Wind Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Erosion Tolerance Level (T) value Soil Erosion (erodibility) index (EI) Dust Bowl Desert pavement Desertification Wind erosion equation (WEQ) Erodibility factor (I) Ridge Roughness Factor (K) Climate Factor (C) Length of Field factor (L) Vegetative Cover Factor (V) Links Agencies working on soil erosion and land degradation – United States Land Degradation and Desertification working group at NRCS
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course NUTR 241 taught by Professor Kathleenmerrigan during the Fall '06 term at TUFS.

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