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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Decreased sea ice coverage, melting of permafrost and glaciers, and accelerated erosion of coastal areas now exposed to increased wave action the effect of a warming climate is real, measurable, and fundamentally changing the Arctic environment.
"My concern is that we're redistributing the energy and causing accelerated erosion downstream," Bigham said.
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.
Dregne HE (1982) Historical perspective of accelerated erosion and effect on world civilization.
Susan added: "We do a lot of work with farmers and landowners who border the river and we're also heavily involved in trying to work around the problems of what we call accelerated erosion - that's where the amount of erosion and sediment going into the river is a pollutant."
Susan added: "We do a lot of work with farmers and landowners who border the river and we're also heavily involved in trying to work around the problems of what we call accelerated erosion -- that's where the amount of erosion and sediment going into the river is a pollutant."
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.
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.
[2] Rawat J., S., Rawat M., S., 1994, Accelerated erosion and denudation in the Nana Kosi watershed, Central Himalaya, India, Part I: Sediment Load, Mountain Research and Development, 14(1).
"We are seeing accelerated erosion because of the loss of sea ice," City administrator Janet Mitchell said.

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