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|Title:||Effects of Climate Change on the Soil Erosion Risk in Alpine Areas|
|Authors:||BOSCO CLAUDIO; RUSCO EZIO; MONTANARELLA LUCA|
|Citation:||GLP News no. 4 p. 7-8|
|Publisher:||GLP International Project office|
|JRC Publication N°:||JRC45745|
|Type:||Articles in Journals|
|Abstract:||Soil erosion is of primary importance in mountains. The main research methodologies focus on erosion in an agricultural context or in hilly areas with a mild climate. Therefore their application in mountain areas with their extreme complexity is not straightforward. This article discusses the result of a study which has used the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) model to predict future soil erosion risk in the Alps. Key words: Alps, climate change, erosion, RUSLE|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for Environment and Sustainability|
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