• Xiangzhou Xu
  • Tongxin Zhu
  • Hongwu Zhang
  • Lu Gao


An understanding of erosion processes is important for the design and operation of soil conservation projects, and study related to environmental and ecological issues. This collection of work develops new data sets and experimental methods to quantify the dynamics of soil loss that represent different stages in the development of soil functions. The application of the new data tests how simulation and observation can be coupled to guide beneficial intervention in soils in order to control soil erosion, especially that on the steep slope.


Background Similarity law Rainfall simulation Observation technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiangzhou Xu
    • 1
  • Tongxin Zhu
    • 2
  • Hongwu Zhang
    • 3
  • Lu Gao
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Hydraulic EngineeringDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina
  2. 2.Department of Geography, Urban, Environment and Sustainability StudiesUniversity of Minnesota DuluthDuluthUSA
  3. 3.State Key Laboratory of Hydroscience and EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  4. 4.School of Hydraulic EngineeringDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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