Ways to prevent soil erosion - Monitoring soil erosion - Farming and soil erosion

What Is Soil Erosion ?

Soil erosion basically refers to the removal of the topsoil due to water or wind. This process occurs naturally and has been going on for more than 450 million years. The process of soil erosion occurs at the same rate at which the soil is formed. So, we never realize this. However, it is the accelerated soil erosion that is a major cause of concern.More...

Monitoring Soil Erosion

Monitoring Soil Erosion

Soil erosion is a problem in developing as well developed nations. Many countries, irrespective of their socio-economic status, are facing soil erosion and this is gradually leading to barren lands, desertification and drought. That is why governments and private organizations have now started monitoring soil erosion in places that are prone to it.More...

 

Processes Of Soil Erosion

Processes Of Soil Erosion

Soil erosion is considered to be natural process, but this takes places over decades. However, what is worrying is the accelerated soil erosion that is taking place practically all over the world leading to degradation of soil and desertification in some places. This soil erosion is caused due to increased human activity and is a widespread problem all over the world.More...

 

Farming And Soil Erosion

Farming And Soil Erosion

Soil erosion refers to the soil being blown away by wind or being washed away by rain water. Soil erosion is a problem in many developed as well as developing nations, and most of the time this problem is caused due to bad or poor farming techniques and methods.More...

 

Ways To Prevent Soil Erosion

Ways To Prevent Soil Erosion

Accelerated soil erosion is a problem practically all over the world. The soil gets eroded when water or wind remove the fertile topsoil and deposits it in some other place. Soil erosion is also responsible for causing marine pollution and depletion of groundwater as rainwater cannot be absorbed due to compaction of soil.More...