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Cover for Understanding the distribution, structure and behaviour of urban sediments and associated metals towards improving water management strategies.

Results are given of a study aimed to examine the spatial distribution of sediments and associated contaminants within the Kenilworth sewershed of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The specific objectives were to: (1) evaluate the physical structure and grain size distribution of street sediment samples...

Author(s)
Droppo, I. G.; Irvine, K. N.; Curran, K. J.; Carrigan, E.; Mayo, S.; Jaskot, C.; Trapp, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Silvopastoral systems to prevent soil losses in sustainable livestock systems.

The Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) was incorporated into a geographical information system (GIS) and used to determine soil losses in a specific livestock region of 7646 ha in Jimaguayú, Camagüey, Cuba. One hundred and twelve management units were defined according to their use and soils...

Author(s)
Acosta, Z. G.; Reyes, G.; Montejo, J. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Identifying soil erosion hotspots in the Manupali River Watershed.

This chapter discusses the use of a geographical information systems-assisted soil erosion model, Predicting Catchment Runoff and Soil Erosion for Sustainability, to identify and map erosion locations within the Manupali River Watershed located in the Philippines that are particularly susceptible...

Author(s)
Paningbatan, E. P., Jr.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of geographical information systems for assessing hydrological aspects of diffuse nutrient and sediment transfer from agriculture.

This paper reviews recent geographical information system techniques developed to simulate hydrological aspects of diffuse agricultural pollution and provides an appraisal of the components that constitute the main input of available data sources.

Author(s)
Fraser, A. I.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995458)
Type
Book chapter

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