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Title: Research of wind erosion intensity in the region of Subotica-Horgos sands

Author: Velasevic, Velizar; Letic, Ljubomir;

Date: 1991

Source: In: Rice, Raymond M., technical coordinator. 1991. Proceedings of the IUFRO technical session on geomorphic hazards in managed forests; 5-11 August 1990; Montreal, Canada. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-130, Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 79-82

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Wind is an important erosional process in the areas of steppe-savanna climate in Europe as typified by the Bojvodina plain in Yugoslavia. Cultivated and forested plots on the Subotica-Horgos Sands were used to study aeolian erosion processes. Wind erosion on the cultivated plot was 3-29 times greater than that occurring on a plot planted to forest trees. That erosion results in important losses of humus and nutrients. A practical equation estimating wind erosion from wind parameters is presented.

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Velasevic, Velizar; Letic, Ljubomir 1991. Research of wind erosion intensity in the region of Subotica-Horgos sands. In: Rice, Raymond M., technical coordinator. 1991. Proceedings of the IUFRO technical session on geomorphic hazards in managed forests; 5-11 August 1990; Montreal, Canada. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-130, Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 79-82

 


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