accelerated erosion

accelerated erosion

[ak′sel·ər‚ā·dəd i′rō·zhən]
(geology)
Soil erosion that occurs more rapidly than soil horizons can form from the parent regolith.
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Those adverse developments are: (i) an accelerated erosion of generic drug prices in North America that is expected to persist through 2018 and (ii) the FDA's approval of a generic 40mg Copaxone product.
Storms can contribute to accelerated erosion, but the Severancedecision said that only in the case of storms can private property remain private after the public beach has been destroyed.
Barfod said already there is accelerated erosion taking place because of the rise in sea levels "and it is estimated that if this erosion continues a third of the island could be lost"";
Recently waves inundated (our international) airport (and we see) accelerated erosion in most parts of the island," Marshall Islands Foreign Minister Phillip Muller said, adding that changing conditions meant parts of the country were still in the grip of a record-breaking drought.
For example, various USLE erosion modelling studies conducted for Hawaiian Islands have reported accelerated erosion rates and high sediment yield for agricultural cultivations (e.
With regard to the accelerated erosion around the coastal zones in Mauritius, Minister Devanand Virahsawmy, pointed out that these sites need special attention, with sound adaptation policies and measures that will render them resilient and sustainable.
Accelerated erosion tests involve subjecting the considered material to an erosion field that is significantly more repetitive than the actual cavitation field to which the material will be subjected.
Construction of hydropower project also involves alteration to land use, physiography apart from construction activities in a smaller area of catchment, thereby causes accelerated erosion in the project area.
We are seeing accelerated erosion because of the loss of sea ice," City administrator Janet Mitchell said.
occupation of Iraq appears to have accelerated erosion of support for U.
Pb-free solder pastes have been printed with stainless stencils and squeegees for years with no signs of accelerated erosion.
The risk of accelerated erosion has been included in some analyses, but most do not include the need for biomass to maintain soil humus or carbon levels.

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