Latest Erosion Stories
By Russell Lissau rlissau@@dailyherald.com A manmade lake at one of Lake County's most popular forest preserves has developed a natural problem: erosion.
By Rick Steelhammer Students from Glenville State University's Land Resources Department began work Friday on what will be a multi-year program to reforest and help control erosion on 82 acres of land disturbed by runway and taxiway construction at Charleston's Yeager Airport.
By Jeanine Kendle WOOSTER -- Three faculty members and two students from The College of Wooster will join more than 10,000 other scientists at the first joint meeting of the Geological Society of America, the Soil Science Society of America, the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies.
Scientists said on Wednesday that Australia's vast coastline is increasingly being battered by destructive "extreme waves" driven in part by climate change.
By Hart, Joseph One spring morning, the back room at the local Eagles club in the tiny southwestern Wisconsin town of Coon Valley was filled to capacity with farmers, outdoorsmen, scientists, conservationists, and politicians.
By Emily Christensen, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Aug. 4--CEDAR FALLS -- A vegetative island in the middle of the Hartman Reserve Nature Center parking lot is getting a makeover that will improve the look of the land and protect the forest surrounding it.
As a regular visitor to Torquay, I return every year attracted by its natural beauty and surroundings. I read with some alarm in the Herald Express of the plans ahead for Rock Walk (HE, July 22).
By CHRISTINA ABEL After about three years of losing sand from the dunes behind their homes because of beach erosion, some homeowners in South Ponte Vedra Beach are regaining sand, very slowly and naturally.
By Sonya Padgett By SONYA PADGETT REVIEW-JOURNAL Though the Stardust was demolished last year, it still does its part to support the Las Vegas community. Literally.
A class of powerful, invisible waves hidden beneath the surface of the ocean can shape the underwater edges of continents and contribute to ocean mixing and climate, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have found.
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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