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Soil erosion rates from mixed soil and gravel surfaces in a wind tunnel

M. W. Ligotke

Soil erosion rates from mixed soil and gravel surfaces in a wind tunnel

by M. W. Ligotke

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Published by Pacific Northwest Laboratory in Richland, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil erosion,
  • Wind erosion,
  • Wind tunnels

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.W. Ligotke, D.C. Klopfer.
    ContributionsKlopfer, D. C., Pacific Northwest Laboratory., United States. Dept. of Energy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17058712M
    OCLC/WorldCa32139923

    Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 2 customer ratings Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,, in Books (See Top in Books)3/5(1). The nationwide trend of declining soil erosion rates on cropland was mirrored in declining soil erosion in each of the 10 farm production regions. The Appalachian region experienced the greatest decline in water erosion rates, from tons per acre per year in to tons per acre per year in a 53% decline over the period.

    SOIL PROPERTIE3 AND WIND EROSION breakdown by sieving (fig. 2, right side) and inversely as the order of degree of dispersion in water (table 2). Mechanical stability, so far, has been determined independently for the non- erodible aggregates, for the consolidated erodible fractions, and for the surface crust. Materials and methods. The influence of soil water content and matric potential upon wind erosion was tested under wind tunnel conditions. Both were investigated in N = 49 wind tunnel experiments for a sandy Podzol topsoil from north-western Germany under a typical, constant free-stream velocity of m s − surface (0– cm) water content was measured using Cited by: 8.

      CHAPTER 4 EROSION FACTORS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING SOIL EROSION AND EROSION PROCESSES. slope inclination slope length Slovakia snow soil conservation soil erosion soil horizons soil loss soil particles soil profile soil removal soil surface solifluction splash surface runoff suspended load Table term territory thaw tunnel erosion Reviews: 1.   A thorough look at physical properties of soil erosion Soil erosion has been responsible for billions of dollars of damage during the past thirty years, in the United States alone. Soil Erosion provides complete coverage of the physical causes, processes, and effects of this environmental problem from its origins to planning for future conservation and s: 1.


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Soil erosion rates from mixed soil and gravel surfaces in a wind tunnel by M. W. Ligotke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soil erosion rates from mixed soil and gravel surfaces in a wind tunnel Technical Report Ligotke, M W ; Klopfer, D C Protective barriers have been identified as integral components of plans to isolate defense waste on the Hanford Site. Table 4 presents the soil erosion rate results of three treatments in grams/m 2.

minute as well as soil stability against wind speed. From Table 4 it is evident that the soil erosion rate is the highest in the native sandy soil (T 1) without any soil amendment relative to where amendments were added (T 2 and T 3).

This shows that the amendments Author: Hana’a Burezq. Surface roughness of cultivated soil that can be characterized by aerodynamic roughness length (z0) has important implications to wind erosion. Here we report the wind tunnel results of aerodynamic roughness lengths of five treated soils and soil wind erosion rates at different z0 and wind velocities.

Gravel mulches above the soil surface have an important bearing on soil carbon sequestration as they control wind erosion, decrease soil surface evaporation and change soil. The particle size distribution (PSD), contents of soil organic matter (SOM) and calcium carbonate (CaCO 3), and surface gravel coverage (GC) are the crucial factors affecting topsoil features, and consequently, these factors influence soil wind erosion and land aim of this study is to understand the topsoil features in northern China, which is one of the regions of the world Cited by: 8.

Title: Wind erosion susceptibility of European soils Description: The wind-erodible fraction of soil (EF) is one of the key parameters for estimating the susceptibility of soil to wind predication of the spatial distribution of the EF and a soil surface crust index drew on a series of related but independent covariates, using a digital soil mapping approach.

soil erosion, the relative importance of different rainstorm intensities and intensity. sequences, and the influence of subsurface soil water pressures.

Of those, the role of. surface roughness in soil erosion is perhaps one of the most vexing by: The unique octagonal design of this wind tunnel was created at the client’s request. We design and construct wind tunnels to meet the specifications required in most any study or application.

We pride ourselves in the quality and versatility of our tunnels, and credit much of their outstanding performance to the to our Research Engineer’s.

The soil loss tolerance rate (T) is the maximum rate of annual soil loss that will permit crop productivity to be sustained economically and indefinitely on a given soil. Erosion is considered to be greater than T if either the water (sheet & rill) erosion or the wind erosion rate exceeds the soil loss tolerance rate.

Erosion preceded by the destruction of the crumb structure due to the impact of falling raindrop on the surface of soil is termed as splash erosion. Sheet erosion: It is the fairly uniform removal of soil in thin layers from the land surface, often scarcely perceptible, especially when caused by wind.

Erosion happens when wind or water wears away surface soil. Erosion can lead to a build-up of soil, rock and gravel in waterways and drains called sedimentation. Erosion and sedimentation’s risks to human health and the environment include.

Most erosion is performed by liquid water, wind, or ice (usually in the form of a glacier).If the wind is dusty, or water or glacial ice is muddy, erosion is taking place.

The brown color indicates that bits of rock and soil are suspended in the fluid (air or water) and being transported from one place to another. This transported material is called sediment. Wind erosion tests were performed in a wind tunnel in support of the development of long-term protective barriers to cap stabilized waste sites at the Hanford Site.

Controlled wind and saltating sand erosive stresses were applied to physical models of barrier surface. During wind erosion, soil aggregates move in three In recent field experiments using a portable wind tunnel, the reference surfaces were established by removing the transport rates after wind tunnel start- up.

Earth Surface Proc. and Landforms Erosion by Water. Rainfall Intensity and Runoff: The impact of raindrops will break up the soil and water build-up will create runoff, taking sediment with it.

Soil Erodability: Based on the characteristics of each unique soil, it is more or less susceptible to erosion. Recurring erosion is more typical for soil in areas that have experienced erosion in the past. However, the term can also describe the rolling of dislodged soil particles to mm ( to in) in diameter by wind along the soil surface.

Factors affecting soil erosion Climate. The amount and intensity of precipitation is the main climatic factor governing soil erosion by water. Plants or plant residue on the soil surface, form a natural barrier between raindrop impact and the soil and thus reduce erosion.

A rule of thumb is that erosion from a soil with only 30 to 50 percent cover will be up to 80 percent less than a bare soil. Increasing the amount of cover reduces soil erosion. nourished in the world.

Overall soil is being lost from land areas 10 to 40 times faster than the rate of soil renewal imperiling future human food security and environmental quality.

Key words: environment, erosion, food, nutrition, soil, water, wind. Introduction The loss of soil from land surfaces by erosion is widespread globally and. There are places and situations where erosion rates are much higher than this limit, even as high as t ha −1 year −1.

The principal types of soil erosion by water are splash erosion, sheet erosion, interrill erosion, rill erosion, gully erosion, landslides, and stream erosion. Soil erosion has on-site and off-site by: Ridges were constructecf with their full height above the tunnel floor on both the foreground and in the soil test area.

Test surfaces were composed of a smooth surface and of ridges,and cm. high with a height-spacing ratio of Constant drag velocities of, and cm. The wind tunnel is equipped with a fan that generates a strong air flow through a drop-down tubular system and a laser-scan, which allows the generation of 3D maps of the soil surface before and after being eroded by wind simulation.

A system for sample collection allows quantitative analysis of soil erosion during the experiments. Fryrear () used a portable push type-nonrecirculating wind tunnel to evaluate soil losses occurring in 10 min from a flat soil surface, and from soil surfaces with ridges 0 to cm high when 0 to 60% [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] of the soil surface was covered with nonerodible aggregates.Soil erosion is the detachment and movement by wind or water of soil particles from their place of origin.

Soil productivity is the capacity of a the part of the soil affected first by erosion is the surface few centimeters, or AB are mixed with the plow layer. Erosion Class 3-Severe erosion. Less than 7 cm of A or (A + E) horizon.