soil erosion


 

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Definition: 

Detachment and movement of topsoil or soil material from the upper part of the soil profile, by wind or running water, especially as a result of changes brought about by human activity, such as unsuitable or mismanaged agriculture. (Source: GEMET/BJGEO)

Other relations

  • erosion (ECOLEX)
Broader
soil degradation
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