81 Erosion Monitoring
Part 7. Erosion and Sedimentation
Published Online: 15 APR 2006
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences
How to Cite
Hasholt, B. 2006. Erosion Monitoring. Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences. 7:81.
- Published Online: 15 APR 2006
First the need for and relevance or erosion monitoring is stated, and then definitions, terms and classifications of the topic are described. The monitoring is treated for active erosive agents under natural conditions and at different scales. Monitoring in controlled systems and in laboratory experiments are treated separately. Special emphasis is on problem encountered in monitoring programs. References on key instrumentation are provided.
- erosion monitoring;
- erosive agents;
- types of erosion