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measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots

John Aldred Hayward

measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots

by John Aldred Hayward

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Published by New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute in Lincoln College .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Runoff,
  • Soil erosion

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 39-47.

    Statement[by] J. A. Hayward.
    SeriesLincoln papers in water resources ;, 5, Research publication / New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute ;, R/6, Research publication (New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute) ;, R/6.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1698.N45 L5 no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5733357M
    LC Control Number70550027

    3. Plots can be used to estimate canopy, foliar, or ground cover. Doesn’t work very well for basal cover. 4. Plots can be any size, including belt transects that a 1 or 2 meter wide belts adjacent to a line transect VI. Techniques for Points to measure cover. A. Step-point - used to measure basal cover and ground cover (pgs in. Methods for calculating roof runoff volume when measuring the runoff from storms rely on experimental observations and theoretical predictions. Surface runoff and its related properties are essential to weather prediction and geological surveys of land. A direct runoff formula is used.

      Consistency of the soil is easily determined by a “blow count” reading, which provides a measure of the soil density as generally measured by a standard penetrometer test (SPT). The blow count is taken at the time of drilling An SPT sampler is a hollow tube set on the end of the drill string. There is a trip hammer at the rig that drives it. However, even with the lowest level of soil biodiversity manipulations mean species diversity was reduced by 39% (ranging from a 2% to a 67% loss in biodiversity) for studies on soil respiration and 30% (ranging from a 2% to an 88% loss in biodiversity) for studies on litter decomposition (i.e., in contrast to losses of 67% and 42% in our.

    The silty soils of the intensively used agricultural landscape of the Saxon loess province, eastern Germany, are very prone to soil erosion, mainly caused by water erosion. Rainfall simulations, and also increasingly structure-from-motion (SfM) photogrammetry, are used as methods in soil erosion research not only to assess soil erosion by water, but also to quantify soil loss. Irrigation depth is one thing: 7 mm means cubic meters of water per square meter of soil, as already said. There is not ime here. This means you apply 7 mm in one irrigation event.


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Measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots by John Aldred Hayward Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE MEASUREMENT OF SOIL LOSS FROM FRACTIONAL ACRE PLOTS J.A. HAYWARD Lincoln in ~ater Resources No.5 September A Research. Publication. of the New Zealand. Agricultural Engineering.

Institute, Lincoln C~llege, Canterb_ury, New Zealand R/6. The measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots. Hayward, John A. Abstract. The use of runoff plots in "Observational" and "Experimental" studies is reviewed and discussed. The basic requirements for a sound experimental design in each type of study are described.

and the use of precision equipment may only give precise measurement. The measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots. By John A. Hayward. Get PDF (3 MB) Abstract. The use of runoff plots in "Observational" and "Experimental" studies is reviewed and discussed. The basic requirements for a sound experimental design in each type of study are : John A.

Hayward. The use of fractional acre plots to predict soil loss from a mountain catchment. Hayward, John A. no measurements relating to the stability of soils on steep slopes. While this lack of data has been a handicap in the past it will without doubt become a greater barrier to progress in the future.

but the fractional acre runoff plot method. occurring on fractional-acre plots in the United States. The results of his study gave a relationship among the E and the factors L, I and S0 in the form of E= a LƒÏ1 IƒÏ2 S0ƒÏ3, where a. Hayward J.A.

The measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots. Lincoln Papers in Water Resources 5, New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute, Lincoln College, Canterbury, Nueva Zelandia. Hill W.H. y Kaiser V.G. Method of measuring soil erosion losses: rill and sheet erosion.

USDA-SCS, Soil Survey Technical Notes, págs. The measurement of soil loss from fractional acre plots. Lincoln Papers in Water Resources 5, New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute, Lincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Hill W.H and Kaiser V.G. Method of measuring soil erosion losses: rill and sheet erosion. Excellent measurements of rates of soil loss are available from experimen- tal plots and watersheds, but the data cover only a small fraction of the many possible combinations of soil type, slope, and vegetal cover.

More- over, it is very difficult to extrapolate dealt with areas of less than acres in size. Such experiments provide a. Although erosion is a natural phenomenon, the rate of soil loss is greatly increased by poor agricultural practices which result, in turn, in increased suspended sediment loads in freshwaters.

Loss of topsoil results in an economic loss to farmers, equivalent to hundreds of millions of US dollars annually, through a reduction in soil productivity. Measurement of soil loss from a specified plot has been done for more than half a century, mostly using long plots located up and down slope, where the sediment-laden runoff escapes each plot on the lower side and runs into certain devises in order to measure the volume of sediment flux and the.

Determine sheet and rill erosion, multiply times the area, and then multiply the result times the 10 percent remaining. Recomputed RUSLE2 (Assumed for this example) = 4 tons/acre/yr. 4 tons/acre x 15 acre = 60 tons/year erosion. 60 tons/year x 10 percent (from Table 3) =. Then measure each section separately.

Diagram 1. Break your garden into sections to measure. Decide on the depth of the new soil that you want. For refreshing gardens, usually, inches ( mm) of new soil is sufficient. If you have a hard border or a raised bed, measure.

Methods of Calculating or Measuring the Area of Land. Land needs to be measured for various reasons like prior to purchase, when doing stock taking, building a boundary wall, dispute with a neighbor over demarcation, etc. Measuring regular land area like residential plots sold by real estate agents and land developers is easy as they have mostly rectangle or other geometrical shapes.

RUSLE uses U. S., customary units and computes soil loss in units of tons/acre/year, which is the sediment load at the end of the slope length divided by the slope length. In that context, RUSLE is a sediment yield equation that describes sediment yield at the end of the RUSLE slope length.

Thus by changing the tillage practice, the average annual predicted soil loss for this field is below the "tolerable soil loss" of tonnes/hectare/year (3 tons/acre/year). Additional research, experiments and data have led to the development of the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE), which is a computerized version of USLE.

Measure the length, width and depth of the area you want to fill with dirt. Record your dimensions in inches. For example, suppose that the length is 10 feet ( inches), width is 5 feet ( situation where soil loss is in approximate balance with the rate of soil formation.

Table Typical Relative Measures of Soil Loss According to Land Use Land use Soil Loss Rate (tonnes/ ha/yr) Bare soil Annual crops – poor management on infertile so il Annual cropping – standard management • Direct measurement Gravimetric method using soil cores 1.

If soil cores of known volume are used θ v = volume of water/volume of core where volume of water is equal to difference in mass between wet and ovendry soil sample 2. Determine dry bulk density of soil first, independently - Extract soil core with known bulk volume and oven-dry ρ.

Loss on ignition and the Walkley-Black Measurement. Less accurate are the more traditional loss on ignition (LOI) and Walkley-Black tests. LOI measures the weight loss of a dry soil sample after it is heated in an oven or muffle furnace to –C for a couple of hours.

Walkley-Black is a chemical method using potassium dichromate. View GIS maps that compile agricultural data, including farmland values, soil productivity ratings, crop mix, and parcel ownership information. Acres. CSR2. Owner (12/12/16 model utilizes over 20 field-level and macroeconomic data variables to estimate the value of an individual plot of farmland in California, Florida.

Celebration of Birth Centenary of Late Shri Y. V. Chandrachud, Former Chief Justice of India - Duration: Centre for Public Law ILS Law College Recommended for you. New.The soil loss tolerance rate (T) is the maximum rate of annual soil loss that will permit crop productivity to be sustained economically and indefinitely on a given soil.

Erosion is considered to be greater than T if either the water (sheet & rill) erosion or the wind erosion rate exceeds the soil loss tolerance rate. This makes that in water erosion, at least at the point and plot scale, rate measurements can be used to calculate soil loss. At larger scales where soil loss and sedimentation occur simultaneously in the considered spatial unit, one can define ‘sediment yield’ (sediment passing a point in the landscape with known source area) and ‘sediment delivery ratio’ (sediment yield .