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Shaw, E. , Hydrology in Practice, Chapman & Hall, London, 1994. 55. Serrano, S. , Lexington, KY, 1997. 56. Todd, D. , Groundwater Hydrology, 2d. , Wiley, New York, 1980. © 2001 by CRC Press LLC 2 Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Mark A. Nearing, L. D. 1 INTRODUCTION Soil erosion includes the processes of detachment of soil particles from the soil mass and the subsequent transport and deposition of those sediment particles on land surfaces. Erosion is the source of 99% of the total suspended solid loads in waterways in the United States1 and undoubtedly around the world.
The relationships should not be expected to hold up in areas where very dissimilar soils occur, such as the tropics. Likewise, the topographic factors were developed from relatively moderate slope lengths and gradients and may not hold up for steep lands. In many areas, the rainfall erosivity factor is difficult to obtain because of limited data. Cropping and management factors must be determined experimentally, and much effort is needed to obtain data for different systems throughout the world.
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