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The impact of citrus production. An approach from the soil system

Artemi Cerdà artemio.cerda@uv.es http://www.uv.es/~acerda Soil Erosion and Degradation Research Group (SEDER). Departament de Geografia. Universitat de València. Blasco Ibàñez, 28, 46010, Valencia, Spain Soil conservation and orchard production Soil conservation is the key to maintaining the food production, soil sustainability, and … Continue reading

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How many years of four-years politics yet?

Antonio Jordán Lorena M. Zavala University of Seville, Spain Recently, we and some members of our research group visited a burned area in Montellano (province of Sevilla, Southern Spain) to plan some field experiments. This area was affected by a … Continue reading

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Urban soil erosion

Paulo Pereira pereiraub@gmail.com Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania Urban soils are subjected to a wide range of impacts, as pollution from air and water discharges and anthropic activity. Normally these soils are composed by garbage and organic residues, construction debris, … Continue reading

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Can field wetlands trap eroding agricultural soil?

Dr Clare Deasy Senior Research Associate Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Field wetlands are small constructed wetlands designed to trap eroded soil and associated pollutants from diffuse sources including field surface runoff and runoff from drains and ditches. Data from … Continue reading

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Images of soil erosion

Frans Kwaad, physical geographer Soil erosion is the removal of soil from cultivated land at a rate that is (much) higher than the rate that would occur under the natural vegetation at the considered site. Besides the loss of fertile … Continue reading

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Impact of erosive processes in mountain areas (Southeastern Spain)

María Burguet Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (IAS-CSIC), Spain The sediment accumulation in the Rules reservoir represents a threat to its useful time. The Granadino (Guadalfeo river) dam was built in 2002, upstream from the reservoir to retain fluvial sediments, as … Continue reading

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