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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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However, Cerda (1998) found that run-off and water erosion rates are barely affected by the relative slope positions under extreme dry conditions during the summer.
By selecting the (Z) values, four categories had been identified for cell level, which represent an indication of the degree of seriousness of water erosion (fig.
Validation of Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model for low-volume forest roads.
water erosion is one of the major processes degrading the environment.
Unfortunately, actual field data on infiltration and erosion rates at different spatial scales from one to tens of meters are difficult to obtain, and little can be found in the literature (Bagarello and Ferro 2004, 2010), since most field measurements have concentrated on water erosion at the runoff plot scale (Poesen and Hooke 1997).
Unfortunately, in the study region, there was no hydrometric information to help you calculate the correct values for three curve numbers, and runoff coefficients, but regarding to the aligned of three factors and the process of their same change during the course study and also regarding to the process of increasing water erosion and expanding types of water erosions in the region, can be somewhat sure of increasing process in surface runoff.
Of all the types of land degradation, water erosion ranks the highest, bringing about a loss of US $5.
I visualise magnetic fields, knots in wood or water erosion in rock.
AaSyria has been planting chestnut trees since 1970s due to their nuts' nutritional value and the role they play in protecting soil against water erosion.
The average soil loss due to water erosion is about 3 tons/acre/year (6.
Property adjacent to the wetlands will be planted with native species and a storm water retention feature and designed with a walkway planted with irises that will mitigate storm water erosion.
Physical parameters in monitoring and evaluation are discussed in papers specifically concerned with assessment of water erosion of cultivated land, monitoring erosion using microtopographic features, geomatics, use of environmental radionuclides to monitor soil erosion and sedimentation, and other topics.

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