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Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations

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Title Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
Creator Montgomery, David
Subject soil soil science soil erosion models soil erosion erosion control soil conservation soil management plowing sediment transport sediment deposition geology soil weathering water
Description Montgomery will review the importance of soil in sustaining civilizations. He will ask the question: can soil erosion limit the lifespan of civilizations? He will discuss contemporary and long-term (geological) erosion rates -- and agricultural erosion rates in particular.
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-06-03T21:43:31Z 2011-06-03T21:43:31Z 2008-02-14
Type Presentation Recording, oral
Language en_US
Relation 2008 Annual Review of Research;Montgomery

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