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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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In contrast, most water erosion research assumes the simplest conditions: bare soils (no cover or mulch) of known texture and bulk density, on mild slopes (< 10%) with no infiltration-limiting layer.
New formulas have been added that can generate simulations of pasture plant lifecycles, which in turn can be used to estimate the effects that livestock and their different grazing patterns have on soil erosion.
In order to study the sedimentation of the basin using EPM model, the influential factors in sedimentation of the EPM model involving the erosion coefficient, earth using coefficient, sensitivity coefficient of soil and stone, the average slope, and the sedimentation coefficient of the sub basins were evaluated and the arranged distinctions and the sediment production of the sub basins were estimated using the following formula [8].
It will embrace the actions of everyone, from government to the individual, to increase our nation's resilience to the impacts and consequences of flooding and coastal erosion," he said.
The aim of this study was to investigate any association between the experience of dental erosion and its potential risk factors in 12-year-old schoolchildren in Benghazi, Libya.
If all goes according to the House plan, the GLO would get slightly less money in the 2012-13 budget than the $22 million it received in the 2010-11 budget for coastal erosion projects.
7]Be) to demonstrate the reduction in SOC erosion by conservation agriculture practices from individual soil erosion events.
It's not just drinks like soda drinks or red wine that can cause Acid Erosion.
Once erosion occurs, it can't be reversed and affects people their whole life.
It's very rare that I would take a sling erosion back to the operating room to excise it," she said.
This dental condition is a form of erosion that is caused by acid softening the surface of the tooth's enamel, which results in a reduced enamel thickness and can lead to changes to the teeth such as changes to texture, shape, colour and appearance.
He said: "There is a flood protection embankment immediately adjacent to the site of the erosion which the Environment Agency also maintain.