Loading...

"Record"

SOIL DEGRADATION AND THE ROLE OF FOREST BELTS IN LAND MELIORATION  [2015]

Belyuchenko I. S. Kuban State Agrarian University [Corporate Author]

Access the full text:

Abstract
Soil degradation (erodere – eat away, lat.) - a process when pieces of rocks and soil are separated from their initial location. Then transferred and deposited in some new place. The factors of erosion are water, wind, landslides, rock particles and etc. Erosion is the process of destruction and demolition of the soil cover (or parent rocks) by flows of water or wind which causes depletion of fertile top soil layer. The destruction of this layer occurs quickly, and for its restoration thousand years are required. Reduction of soil fertility is one of the main problems that are associated with its pollution. Erosion is a natural process that occurs very slowly ever since the Earth was formed (about 45-50 billion years ago). Realistically, mountains, valleys, plains and deltas on the Earth's surface have been created by water and wind erosion as a result of their joint action over a long period of time. Geological erosion was acted at a slow pace for hundreds of years. When humans appeared it occurred to be an invasion of species which could transform their natural environment. An artificial type of erosion, which acts much faster than the natural erosion, was formed because of human
Loading...

Other subjects

  • VALLEYS
  • DELTAS
  • GEOLOGICAL EROSION ARTIFICIAL TYPE OF EROSION
  • SOIL-FORMING ROCKS
  • PLAINS
  • LANDSLIDES
  • MOUNTAINS
  • EROSION
  • SOIL DEGRADATION
  • TOP LAYER OF SOIL

From the journal

Polythematic Online Scientific Journal of Kuban State Agrarian University

ISSN : 1990-4665