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Surface roughness evolution of soils containing rock fragments

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Laboratory for Experimental Geomorphology, K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgique


Description :
This paper investigates the effects of rock fragment properties on interrill soil surface roughness. Therefore, the surface roughness evolution of 13 simulated plough layers with different rock fragment content, rock fragment size and initial moisture content was studied during rainfall in the laboratory. In order to evaluate the long-term effects of rainfall and sheet erosion on surface roughness of stony interrills, two abandoned hillslopes in southeastern Spain were investigated. Relations obtained can be used to improve erosion models on stony hillslopes.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Earth surface processes and landforms, issn : 0197-9337, 1996, vol. 21, n°. 5, p. 399-411, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 36 ref.

Date :
1996

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, Chichester, Wiley

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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