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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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137]Cs was one time lower in the strong erosional area than in the weak erosional area, SOC concentrations of the surface soil horizon and SOC inventories did not show such a great difference, suggesting that factors other than erosion play a role in SOC stocks.
If an erosional origin is considered, the morphodynamic interpretations of the linear dunes on Titan can also be greatly simplified.
The slight embayments mapped at the outer ends of the drains that cross the marsh also generally indicate an erosional state.
Hypsometric (area-altitude) analysis of erosional topography.
The present study finding springs strongly associated with micritic intervals and their repetition within the shoaling oolite sequence offers potential for evaluating geomorphic erosional and depositional features where they may be preserved in an upland tributary setting and can be correlated with the cave levels.
Origin of such planar surfaces in sandstones is still debated, but they are likely some type of erosional feature, because they truncate multiple cross beds.
This method re-establishes the bank and provides protection for the pipeline by putting in enough mass to resist the river's natural erosional forces.
Although we did not discern differences in denitrification between continually flooded and non-flooded (but occasionally wetted) soils, it is evident from our results, and from Green (1998), that controlled seasonal flooding can greatly reduce erosional losses of soil particles and associated nutrients.
Given the relatively sluggish rate of landscape change in central Ohio through the Holocene, erosional and depositional activity during the late glacial was truly dramatic.
The attractive silt bluffs and erosional scarps were formed as ancestral Lake Penticton drained in distinct intervals.