A Review on Soil Erosion Control Studies

  • Hossein MoayediEmail author
  • Ramli Nazir
  • Loke Kok Foong
  • Biswajeet Pradhan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


Soil erosion resulting from heavy rainfall, depends on a number of factors, such as the native soil properties (the angle of internal friction, cohesion, unit weight, etc.), hydraulic conditions (surface runoff, groundwater seepage, etc.), the removal of vegetation and change in the surrounding environment. This study investigated the preliminary factors that could cause Soil erosion and detailed the literature through an exhaustive review of the previous published materials on the field and laboratory research works dealing with the soil erosion control techniques.


Soil erosion control Rainfall erosion Runoff 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hossein Moayedi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ramli Nazir
    • 2
  • Loke Kok Foong
    • 2
  • Biswajeet Pradhan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Geotechnics and Transportation, School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringUniversiti Teknologi MalaysiaSkudaiMalaysia
  2. 2.Centre of Tropical Geoengineering (Geotropik), School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringUniversiti Teknologi MalaysiaSkudaiMalaysia
  3. 3.Faculty of Engineering and IT, School of Systems, Management and LeadershipUniversity of Technology SydneyUltimoAustralia

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