Detachment and movement of topsoil or soil material from the upper part of the profile by the action of wind or running water especially as a result of changes brought about by human activity (such as unsuitable or mismanaged agricultural methods).
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References & Websites
- Jackson JA, Mehl JP, Neuendorf KKE (eds) (2005) Glossary of Geology. Springer, New York, USA