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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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Dental erosion is defined as the loss of tooth substance by a chemical process that does not involve bacterial action.
Some of the shorelines studied received treatment to reverse or stop environmental damage from the spill, but researchers found no measurable difference in their erosion compared to non-treated shorelines.
The combination between remote sensing techniques, geographic information systems and experimental models, resulted in modern methods for studying the natural resources, particularly projects related to erosion and sedimentation, through estimation the erosion capacity and drawing definitive maps of erosion and sedimentation, final giving accurate assessment of physical characteristics, such as soil erosion with in short time.
Lack of vegetation cover also intensifies soil detachment by raindrops and proliferates susceptibility to erosion as a result of reduced cohesion and shear strength of the soil (Jankauskas et al.
Qamar also emphasized on the importance of data collection and monitoring of coastal erosion for making informed decisions.
AMIRA P931 projects focus on building knowledge and methods to predict the erosion service life of flow equipment and developing strategies through case studies to alter flow design to reduce erosion and extend equipment life.
It's not just drinks like soda or red wine that can cause acid erosion.
In Pakistan erosion is natural as the coast changes it position season to season.
Para entender los procesos de erosion insertos en la micro-cuenca fue necesario el uso de tecnicas y metodos confiables y modernos, que en decadas pasadas no se disponian y que limitaban o impedian el desarrollo de una serie de analisis.
Keywords: CORINE, Rawal watershed, risk maps, soil erosion, soil loss
The results illustrate that erosion sites occur commonly in cultivated areas with steep slopes and erosion has a summer-dominant pattern caused by intensive summer rainfall (Nigel and Rughooputh 2010a).