15. Modelling Impacts of Climatic Change: Case Studies using the New Generation of Erosion Models

  1. R. P. C. Morgan2 and
  2. M. A. Nearing3
  1. J. P. Nunes1 and
  2. M. A. Nearing3

Published Online: 5 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328455.ch15

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

How to Cite

Nunes, J. P. and Nearing, M. A. (2010) Modelling Impacts of Climatic Change: Case Studies using the New Generation of Erosion Models, in Handbook of Erosion Modelling (eds R. P. C. Morgan and M. A. Nearing), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328455.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, UK

  2. 3

    USDA-ARS, Southwest Watershed Research Center, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

  2. 3

    USDA-ARS, Southwest Watershed Research Center, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190107

Online ISBN: 9781444328455

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Keywords:

  • modelling impacts of climatic change - case studies, using new generation of erosion models;
  • erosion models, useful assessment tools - supporting climate change studies;
  • potential impacts of climatic change - on erosion processes;
  • climate change, complex impact - on natural and agricultural vegetation;
  • ecosystems, dampening impact of modest amounts of climate change;
  • erosion modelling approaches and climatic change;
  • continuous modelling at slope scale;
  • single-slope WEPP applications - SWAT, applied to complex catchments;
  • grid-based approach, estimation of soil erosion - and degree of spatial variability;
  • MEFIDIS, a model optimized for extreme events - high process discretization in space and time

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Potential Impacts of Climatic Change on Erosion Processes

  • Erosion Modelling Approaches and Climatic Change

  • Case Studies

  • Conclusions, Limitations and Research Needs

  • References