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A negative impact on one or more of a firm's existing assets.


1. The gradual loss of an asset's value. See also: Depreciation.

2. The wearing away of real estate caused by natural events. For example, a rising sea level may erode a beach front property. Erosion can reduce the property's value.


The slow wearing away by natural forces such as water and wind.

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The modelling indicates an increasing hazard of water erosion in the north-eastern, eastern and south-eastern parts of the study area (1961-90, Fig.
Based on its performance, the application of this photogrammetry system in a research field such as wind and/or water erosion could be helpful in reducing the necessary time and labour.
It also provided resources to take highly erodable lands out of areas that are influenced by water erosion.
In 1990, wetlands consultant Wilber Ternyik wrote in a letter to the city that "residential development could cause serious drain water erosion problems" on the property where Seawatch Estates is now located.
There's a new reason to visit Pinnacles National Monument: Bear Gulch Cave, a tunnel-like jumble of boulders formed by thousands of years of water erosion, reopened to visitors last year.
Ninety-nine percent of TCI's work is on electrical equipment, but they also clean abutments in older bridges that used PCB oil to prevent water erosion.
Some of these spheres, which rover scientists dubbed blueberries, were embedded in rocks, while others were scattered about, apparently liberated by a combination of wind and water erosion.
There's terrible water erosion and they have not taken care of it.
Cleanup actions on the Eagle-Picher site involved establishing proper drainage on the site, encapsulating the Eagle-Picher site with clay and cover soil, and establishing vegetative cover at the site to protect nearby residents from the recontamination from wind and water erosion of hazardous materials.
To prevent wind and water erosion, farmers can practice conservation agriculture.
English Nature had to specify the all-weather trail to an unusually high standard to ensure it would withstand forestry vehicles, horses and water erosion, as well as pedestrians and wheelchairs.
Some practitioners believe that they reflect the interruption to the magnetic tension of the Earth's surface, caused by either a natural occurrence such as water erosion or human digging.

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