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2010-11-10 00:53:23

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in West Virginia are finding ways to improve soil on degraded land so it can be used for sports fields and other uses.

2010-11-05 15:39:13

Estimating the long-term impact of agriculture on land is tricky when you don't have much information about what a field was like before it was farmed.

2010-10-19 20:40:36

Clear-cut logging and related road-building in the 1950s and 1960s in southern Oregon's Siskiyou Mountains disrupted soil stability and led to unprecedented soil erosion made worse during heavy rainstorms.

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2010-09-01 12:50:00

An unmanned aircraft system guided by satnav has been developed within ESA’s Business Incubation Centre to provide rapid monitoring of land areas and disaster zones.

2010-06-17 14:51:30

Humans need plants to survive, and plants need soil.

2010-05-19 09:25:16

Study finds benefits of cover crops in preventing soil erosion in the winter and the following year when compared to rough tillage.

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2010-05-14 14:36:29

Computational modeling techniques provide new and vast opportunities to the field of archaeology.

2010-05-04 13:00:00

Losses continue in farmland; Gains seen in permanent crops, wetlands, and stemming erosion DAVIS, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California mirrors national development trends that found that one third of all of the land ever developed in the lower 48 states has been developed in the last 25 years.

2010-03-05 12:51:36

The application of summer patch burning to heal native rangeland may be best accomplished using rotational grazing, according to a Texas AgriLife Research range ecologist.

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2010-02-24 08:41:00

Focusing on a controversial hypothesis that ice existed at the equator some 300 million years ago during the late Paleozoic Period, two University of Oklahoma researchers originated a project in search of clues to the Earth’s climate system.


Latest Erosion Reference Libraries

Erosion
2013-04-01 12:48:39

Erosion is the process by which rock and soil are taken from the surface of the Earth by exogenetic processes like wind or the flow of water, and then transported and deposited in another location. While erosion is a natural process, human activities have increased by 10 to 40 times the rate at which erosion is happening globally. Excessive erosion results in problems such as desertification, decreases in agricultural productivity because of land degradation, sedimentation of waterways,...

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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