Management Practices for Soil Erosion - An downloadable
program provided by Purdue University with introductory
information on different kinds of soil erosion such as geological
erosion and accelerated erosion.
Soil Tillage and Soil Erosion - Specific information regarding
soil management and the benefit of corn when combatting erosion.
Erosion Control Home - The Demonstration Erosion Control (DEC)
project investigates the effectiveness of reducing erosion,
sedimentation, and flooding.
Economic Costs of Soil Erosion and Conservation Benefits -
Excerpts from article in Science magazine, by Pimentel et al .
Erosion and Soil and Water
Conservation Group - Information on this group based at
Wageningen University which focuses on education and research into
preventing, reducing or recovering losses of soil, water and plant
processes and modelling - Provides information on the
processes and modelling of raindrop impact induced erosion abd the
modelling of erosion in catchments (watersheds)
Eurosem - Resources related to the European soil erosion
model, which simulates erosion on an event basis for fields and
Geoindicators: Soil and Sediment Erosion - Basic information
about erosion patterns, causes, and solutions.
Cover Plants - Article on ground cover usage, advantages, and
disadvantages. Includes a checklist of over 250 types of plants.
International Erosion Control
Association - Provides education, resource information and
business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and
sediment control industry.
National Sedimentation Laboratory - It emphasizes research
dealing with soil erosion; transport and deposition of sediment;
movement of chemicals on upland areas and in streams; the impact
of agricultural practices, in-stream structures, and bank
protection on these processes; water quality; and the ecological
well-being of streams.
Soil Erosion Research Laboratory - This U.S. Department of
Agriculture area is the focal point for the national research
program in soil erosion by water.
The National Soil Tilth Laboratory - Research focuses on the
areas of soil and water quality, agricultural systems, swine odor
and manure management, and agricultural land and water management.
OLIVERO EU Research project
- A project aiming to improve olive plantation systems on sloping
and mountainous land. These are vital for erosion and fire control
in most of the Mediterranean countries.
Agriculture - Chemical agricultural practices are contributing
to global warming, climate change, weather pattern disruption,
erosion, and starvation.
Cropping System, Steve Groff, Cedar Meadow Farm - This site
covers innovative practices and cropping strategies to increase
profits and greatly reduce soil erosion and pesticides.
Control Area - Non-regulatory organization that works to
enhance and protect the Redwood and Cottonwood Rivers. Journals,
technical information, news, events, images, and details of how to
Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 - Overview of RUSLE2 -
Computer program that estimates rates of soil erosion caused by
rainfall and associated overland flow. Free download available
together with documentation and manuals.
Serious Erosion Areas - A look at some of the serious erosion
areas in the United States.
Soil and Water Conservation
Society - The Soil and Water Conservation Society is an
international organization that fosters the science and the art of
soil and water conservation to achieve sustained use of land
Soil Erosion in Agricultural Systems - Cause and effects of
soil erosion in agricultural systems.
Soil Erosion Net -
Collection of information on soil erosion from a wide range of
Soil Erosion on Farmland - Online publication from New Zealand
government sustainable agriculture program. Intended as a source
of information for use by farmers, local government, farmer
organisations, farm advisers and others who have an influence on
rural land use.
Management - References about the fertility, compaction,
testing and conservation of soil. Published by the University of
Agriculture and Rural Development. - Sustaining and protecting
the soil and natural resources for production.
Sustainable Agriculture Tour -- Erosion Control Structures -
Diversion terraces, grassed waterways, surface inlets, and
hedgerows are the most common structures used for soil
National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory - Information
regarding: Erosion process research, erosion control research, and
delivery of improved erosion prediction technology.
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) - The WEPP-model,
developed by the U.S. Department.