Essays about: "Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation RUSLE"

Found 4 essays containing the words Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation RUSLE.

  1. 1. Land cover change and its influence on soil erosion in the Mara region, Tanzania : using satellite remote sensing and the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) to map land degradation between 1986 and 2013

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Klara Århem; Fredrik Fredén; [2014]
    Keywords : Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation; land cover change; geography; physical geography; soil erosion; land degradation; RUSLE ; remote sensing; Landsat; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from land degradation, depletion of natural resources and rural poverty. In the Lake Victoria Basin, where large parts of the population are small scale farmers, people are facing such issues coupled with altered climatic conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. GIS-based time series study of soil erosion risk using the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) model in a micro-catchment on Mount Elgon, Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Boyi Jiang; [2013]
    Keywords : geomatics; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; time series; GIS; Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation RUSLE ; Uganda; soil erosion; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Land degradation has already been treated as one of the most serious problem all around the world. This study is a GIS-based time series study which devotes to calculate annual soil loss value, seek for soil erosion trends linked with precipitation and land use in Manafwa micro-catchment, Mount Elgon region, Uganda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Soil physical properties and erosion risks at smallholder farms in Embu, Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Sara Rosén; [2009]
    Keywords : erosion; Kenya; soil physical properties;

    Abstract : The soils ability to produce food is important in all parts of the world. The soils used for food production in Kenya are threatened by different factors, such as soil degradation due to erosion, lack of nutrients, and scarcity of water. READ MORE

  4. 4. Soil erosion in northern Lao PDR : an evaluation of the RUSLE erosion model : a minor field study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Wilhelm Dubber; Mari Hedbom; [2008]
    Keywords : soil erosion; southeast Asia; RUSLE erosion model; northern Lao PDR; physical geography; geography; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Jorderosion är ett stort problem på många platser på jorden. Ökad befolkning och brist på jordbruksmark leder till försämrad produktion och tvingar bönderna att öppna upp skogar, överbeta betesmarker, övergödsla och odla på branta sluttningar. När vegetationstäcket sedan är undanröjt är marken mer utsatt för regn. READ MORE