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Cover for Land-water interactions: impacts on the aquatic environment.

This chapter aims to provide information on how land uses in general, and agriculture in particular, impact waterways. It first discusses the relationships between land use, hydrology and runoff, and then examines the pathways and mechanisms connecting land with water, and the nature and impacts of ...

Author(s)
Wilcock, R. J.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land use, sediment delivery and sediment yield in England and Wales.

This paper describes the transfer by water of sediment from the land into watercourses in England and Wales. The sediment yields in catchments and how those may have changed in the recent past and the reasons behind those changes are discussed. The origin of sediment from lowland arable landscapes...

Author(s)
Evans, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Identifying soil erosion hotspots in the Manupali River Watershed.

This chapter discusses the use of a geographical information systems-assisted soil erosion model, Predicting Catchment Runoff and Soil Erosion for Sustainability, to identify and map erosion locations within the Manupali River Watershed located in the Philippines that are particularly susceptible...

Author(s)
Paningbatan, E. P., Jr.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing movements of water, solutes and soil: from plot to landscape scale.

This paper focuses on the biophysical aspects of lateral water movement and its consequences for the movement of solutes and soil. Different types and arrangements of land use affecting these types of lateral flow are considered. The effects of spatial variation, belts of trees, short rotations,...

Author(s)
Ranieri, S. B. L.; Stirzaker, R.; Suprayogo, D.; Purwanto, E.; Willigen, P. de; Noordwijk, M. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996736)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Potential effects of environmental change on landslide hazards in forest environments.

The interactive roles of the natural factors that contribute to landslide initiation and potential climate changes are complex. Additional complexity is added when changing forest land uses are considered. Thus, while it is impossible to ascertain specific patterns of landslide response to possible ...

Author(s)
Sidle, R. C.; Dhakal, A. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995985)
Type
Book chapter

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