Questions tagged [erosion]

The movement of materials such as rocks, sands, and soils from and along the Earth's surface due to physical processes such as, but not limited to, rain, ice, wind, and gravity.

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Relationship between sediment concentration of flow and erosion - streampower equation

I am trying to understand how the sediment concentration of a flow affects erosion. I stumbled across this paper by Bagnold (1968) today that uses a form for the stream power equation that I had not ...
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Snowmelt erosion in USLE?

Is there any way to compute snow-melt erosion with Universal Soil Loss Equation? How can I change rainfall erosivity factor to snow-melt erosivity?