soil erosion

Croatian translation: Erozija tla

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English term or phrase:soil erosion
Croatian translation:Erozija tla

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16:54 Apr 2, 2009
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Science - Environment & Ecology
Additional field(s): Agriculture
English term or phrase: soil erosion
Definition from Biodiversity & human health:
The loss of topsoil through silt-laden runoff , strong winds, or other forces that transport soil away from its natural location.

Example sentence(s):
  • Soil erosion by water, wind and tillage affects both agriculture and the natural environment. soil erosion site
  • The potential for severe soil erosion is a consequence of wildfire because as a fire burns it destroys important plant material and the litter layer that stabilizes soil and slows water movement after severe rainstorms. Biblioteca Universia
  • On commercial farm lands, overstocking, mono-cropping, and the ploughing of marginal lands unsuitable for cultivation has led to soil erosion and desertification. Enviro Facts
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Erozija tla
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Erozija je prirodni proces pomicanja krutih tvari (zemlje, blata, kamena, itd.) kroz utjecaj vjetra, vode, ili pomicanja koja su uvjetovana silom gravitacije
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Definition from wikipedia.org:
Erozija je prirodni proces pomicanja krutih tvari (zemlje, blata, kamena, itd.) kroz utjecaj vjetra, vode, ili pomicanja koja su uvjetovana silom gravitacije

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  • Erozija tla vodom zasigurno predstavlja najznačajniji i najopasniji degradacijski proces tala Hrvatske. - AZO  
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