Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments: Measurement, Modelling and Management

Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments: Measurement, Modelling and Management

By: Alison Collins (editor), Philip Owens (editor)Hardback

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This book reviews the major achievements recently made in soil erosion and sediment redistribution research and management, and identifies future requirements. The book presents work from key players in river basin soil erosion and sediment redistribution from sources to sinks, field to riverbank, from academia to policy and industry. It examines the developments made in three themes - measurement, modelling and management - and covers a variety of scales (in both time and space) and geographical locations.

Contents

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION 1: Introduction to soil erosion and sediment redistribution in river catchments: measurement, modelling and management in the 21st century SECTION 2: MEASUREMENT 2: Tracing versus monitoring: new challenges and opportunities in erosion and sediment delivery research 3: A comparison of caesium-137 and erosion pin data 4: Assessing the contribution of different processes to soil degradation within an arable catchment of the Stavropol upland, southern European Russia 5: Hillslope soil erosion and bioturbation after the Christmas 2001 forest fires near Sydney 6: Tracing eroded soil in a burnt water supply catchment, Sydney, Australia: linking magnetic enhancement to soil water repellency 7: Land use, sediment delivery and yield in England and Wales 8: Seasonal trends of suspended sediment concentration in a Mediterranean Basin (Anoia River, NE Spain) 9: Suspended sediment transport during rainfall and snowmelt-rainfall floods in a small lowland catchment, central Poland, L Hejduk, A Hejduk and K Banasik, Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland 10: Sediment in the River Bush, Northern Ireland - transport, sources and management implications, D J Evans, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, and C E Gibson, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Belfast, UK 11: The physical and biological influence of spawning fish on fine sediment transport and storage, E L Petticrew, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada 12: Lakes and reservoirs in the sediment delivery system - reconstructing sediment yields, I D L Foster, Coventry University, UK SECTION 3: MODELLING 13: Can erosion be predicted?, M A Nearing, USDA-ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center, USA 14: Erodibility assessment in dynamic event-based erosion models 15: Double-averaging methodology in stochastic modelling of soil erosion 16: Runoff and predicting erosion on hillslopes within catchments 17: The roles of natural and human disturbances in forest soil erosion 18: Runoff and erosion modelling by WEPP in an experimental Mediterranean watershed 19: Spatial modelling of ephemeral gully incision: a combined empirical and physical approach 20: Simulating fine sediment delivery in lowland catchments: model development and application of INCA-Sed SECTION 4: MANAGEMENT 21: Estimating sediment generation from hill slopes in England and Wales: development of a management planning tool, G A Wood, M McHugh, R P C Morgan, Cranfield University, UK and A Williamson, Environment Agency, Reading, UK 22: Management of sediment production and prevention in river catchments: a matter of scale? 23: Changes in the spatial distribution of erosion within a selectively logged rain-forest catchment in Borneo 1988-2003 24: Erosion and deposition rates on ""headlands"" in low-gradient sugarcane land in Australia 25: Land-use change, sediment fluxes and reef conservation in Belize, Central America 26: Understanding the distribution, structure and behaviour of urban sediments and associated metals towards improving water management strategies 27: Managing sediment in the landscape: current practices and future vision SECTION 5: SUMMARY AND OUTLOOK 28: Soil erosion and sediment redistribution in river catchments: summary, outlook and future requirements

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780851990507
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780851990507
  • ISBN10: 0851990509

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