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Erosion by Human Activities in Japan

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This paper reviews the aspects and the order of magnitude of man's influence upon the landsurface of Japan, with special attention to the recent drastic remodelling and erosion. of it induced by urbanization and agricultural activities.

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Kadomura, H. Erosion by Human Activities in Japan. GeoJournal 4, 133–144 (1980). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00705520

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  • Japan
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  • Environmental Management
  • Agricultural Activity