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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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Generally, the erosion by flowing water is more intense in areas with humid climate; however, in regions with an arid climate infrequent, but violent rainstorms can result in more erosion than in humid areas, where the soil cover is an obstacle for erosional processes (Nichols 1999).
Hypsometry reveals the relationship between altitude and basin area to understand the degree of dissection and the stage of the erosional cycle (Strahler, 1952; Schumm, 1956).
SOC depth distribution in the profile exhibited a decreasing pattern from the surface to the parent material horizon (if any), in both erosional and depositional areas of cultivated land, as well as uncultivated land.
The scarcity of small dinosaur footprints in the fossil record has been explained as the sum of ecological biases, preservation biases and weathering and erosional processes.
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.
The rates of erosional downcutting of strath terraces changed between 0.
Erosional development of streams and their drainage basins: hydrophysical approach to quantitative morphology.
Together with the USACE team, she will create a model of an erosional hot spot in Monmouth Beach, NJ and design shore protection alternatives.
Some topics discussed include biodiversity conservation and management in the Brazilian Atlantic forest, biodiversity of sourdough lactic acid bacteria, biodiversity and biogeography of terrestrial green algae, macroinvertebrate distribution on erosional and depositional areas, and assessment of biodiversity status in Semen Mountains National Park, Ethiopia.
China Danxia which are Chinese landscapes characterized by spectacular red cliffs and a range of erosional landforms, including dramatic natural pillars, towers, ravines, valleys and waterfalls;
However, the erosional effects of uncollected premiums and investment volatility manifested in a deterioration in solvency metrics in 2008 and 2009.