4 edition of Variability in Rangeland Water Erosion Processes found in the catalog.
Variability in Rangeland Water Erosion Processes
Wilbert H. Blackburn
by Soil Science Society of America
Written in English
|Contributions||Gerald E. Schuman (Contributor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||106|
About this Book This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications. The book's content and scope have been improved and condensed, with updated chapters on the management of forest, woodland, rangeland, agricultural urban, and mixed land use. The geomorphic legacy of water and erosion control structures in a semiarid rangeland watershed Mary H. Nichols,1* Christopher Magirl,2 Nathan F. Sayre3 and Jeremy R. Shaw4 1 Southwest Watershed Research Center, USDA-ARS, Tucson, AZ USA 2 US Geological Survey AZ Water Science Center, Tucson, AZ USA 3 Department of Geography, Berkeley, CA USA 4 Department of Forest and .
Hydrology, Erosion, Plant, and Soil Relationships after Rangeland Wildfire Abstract: Wildfire is an important ecological process and management issue on western rangelands. Fire suppression activities in the past century have increased the number and severity of wildfires, resulting in increased soil erosion and decreased water quality. ManyCited by: 3. Rangeland water requirement satisfaction index under rainfall variability and predicting future rainfall scenarios: implication for availability of feed resources Hassen M. Ahmed1,4*, Zewdu K. Tessema1, Adugna Tolera2 and Diriba Korecha3 Abstract Introduction: Rangeland ecosystems provide multiple ecosystem services, including feed resources Cited by: 3.
Accelerated soil erosion occurs when anthropogenic processes modify soil, vegetation, or climatic conditions causing erosion rates at a location to exceed their natural variability. Identifying where and when accelerated erosion occurs is a critical first step toward its effective by: Rangeland measurements may also involve assessing the foraging and browsing activities of various animal species, which may also involve making a census of wildlife populations. At the broader, landscape scale, rangeland measurements can involve assessing the level of recreational use or of erosion occurring within a watershed.
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Hydrologic modeling of range-land erosion processes has made significant advances in the past five years with the development of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model. Research to refine hydrological models will continue because of the extensive-ness and variability of rangelands on a.
Book: Variability in Rangeland Water Erosion Processes, SSSA Special Publicat experiments conducted on large plots at various rangeland sites in southeastern Arizona were used to determine temporal variability in rangeland soil erosion. Measured soil erodibility varied monthly, seasonally, and yearly and appeared to depend on.
Get this from a library. Variability in rangeland water erosion processes: proceedings of a symposium sponsored by Divisions S-1, S-6, and S-7 of the Soil Science Society of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November [W H Blackburn; Soil Science Society of America.
Division S; Soil Science Society of America. Division S; Soil Science Society of America. Soil Quality Information Sheet Rangeland Soil Quality— Water Erosion USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service May Rangeland Sheet 9 What is water erosion. Water erosion is the detachment and removal of soil material by water.
The process may be natural or accelerated by human activity. The rate of erosion may be very slow to very rapid,File Size: 1MB.
of rangeland processes and indicate that accelerating global change will further T ext Box Chronology of Major Range Management Deﬁnitions “The science and art of planning and directing Author: David D. Briske. because existing erosion models were developed from croplands where the hydrologic and erosion processes are different, largely due to much higher levels of heterogeneity in soil and plant properties at Variability in Rangeland Water Erosion Processes book plot scale and the consolidated nature of the soils.
The Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) was designed to fill that need. Wind erosion is a major contributing factor to rangeland soil degradation. The process is highly sensitive to variability in soils, weather, and climate, which influence wind erosivity, protective vegetation cover levels, and soil susceptibility to entrainment and transport downwind (see Box 1 for definitions of terms).
Wind erosion is also highly sensitive to patterns of land use and land Cited by: major impacts on runoff and soil erosion processes on rangeland ecosystems. These processes and activities affect ecosystem function over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales (Williams et al., b).
Nearing et al. () suggested that climatic variability will increase erosion in Cited by: 5. The processes involved in frozen soil erosion are somewhat different from those in normal, unfrozen soil erosion.
When the soil solution freezes, some portion of the total water content remains as liquid water. This is critical because the amount of ice formed largely determines the impact of soil freezing on the soil properties that affect. Inthe USDA‐Agricultural Research Service (USDA‐ARS) developed the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) V, which used physical‐based concepts from the state‐of‐the‐art technology from the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) (Flanagan & Nearing, ).
However, the basic equations in the WEPP model are based on Cited by: 5. Wind and Water Erosion. Erosion research on rangelands has traditionally focused on water erosion and associated fluvial processes.
One key advance in recent decades is recognition of the importance of wind-driven transport (aeolian) and its linkage with water erosion (Breshears et al.
; Belnap et al. ).Cited by: in New Mexico: Range, Riparian, Erosion, Water Quality and Wildlife, Report Range Improvement Task Force, Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension Service, New Mexico State University, College of Agriculture and Home Economics. Las Cruces, NM. Anderson, E.
Indicators of soil movement on range watersheds. Abstract. Erosion modeling is currently of limited use in combating rangeland desertification. Empirical (e.g., RUSLE) and mechanistic (e.g., WEPP) erosion models exist, but are primarily designed for cropland systems and are difficult to adapt for use on by: 6.
conditions (Webb and Strong ). For water erosion, there is a need for models that can represent splash and thin-sheet ﬂow processes that dominate sediment trans-port at the plot and hillslope scales in some rangelands (Nearing et al. Data on the nature of management impacts on soil erosion in rangelands are becoming increasingly avail.
and ground cover. Additional information on rangeland hydrologic processes and the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) tool can be found in the scientific publications listed in the Appendix.
Capabilities RHEM estimates runoff, soil loss, File Size: 7MB. Abstract. The ability to assess the impact of management actions on soil and water resources is crucial to sustainable land management.
The Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) was developed as an assessment and decision support tool for resource management agencies and has been used to estimate soil erosion at national, regional, and local scales for both disturbed and undisturbed.
About this book This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications. The book's content and scope have been improved and condensed, with updated chapters on the management of forest, woodland, rangeland, agricultural urban, and mixed land use.
1 million ha are affected by water erosion (Lal, ). The reported erosions rates on arable land vary to a large extent, depending on the combination of influencing factorsAuthor: Karl Auerswald. monitor long term ecological change (Pierson et al.
Rangeland-specific erosion models can serve as a powerful decision making support tool and help land managers identify areas of concern and predict changes in ecohydrological processes occurring on rangelands.
This study will use the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) to perform aFile Size: 1MB. Spatial variability of sediment erosion processes using GIS analysis within watersheds in a historically mined region, Patagonia Mountains, Arizona By Laura M.
Brady1, Floyd Gray1, Craig A. Wissler2 and D. Phillip Guertin2 Open-File Report This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S.
Geological SurveyCited by: 9. Surface Water & Erosion. Ginger Paige University of Wyoming Laramie, Wyoming. Overview Hydrology: Surface Water Processes Oil and Gas Development Impacts on surface water processes Erosion Short and long term reclamation objectives On the ground approachesFile Size: 4MB.off, erosion, and sediment delivery rates and vol-umes at the spatial scale of the hillslope and the temporal scale of a single rainfall event.
RHEM model parameteriza-tion represents erosion processes on undisturbed rangelands as well as rangelands that exhibit some disturbance, such as fire or woody plant encroachme nt (Nearing et al., ; Her.Hydrology and the management of watersheds / Kenneth N. Brooks, Peter F.
Ffolliott, Joseph A. Magner. – 4th ed. Biological Linkages of Water Flow 8 Soil Erosion Processes and Control Introduction rangeland watersheds for maintaining and where possible enhancing the ﬂows of high-quality water from watersheds.