effect of soil erosion

5 types of water soil erosion

Soil erosion is wearing away of soil particles due to the action of erosion agents such as moving water, ice, and wind. Erosion, whether it is by water, wind, or tillage. Soil erosion involves three distinct actions – soil detachment, movement, and deposition. Topsoil, which is high in organic matter, fertility, and soil life, is …

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Effects of soil erosion on human activities

Effects of soil erosion on human activities

The following are effects of soil erosion to human activities Soil erosion may destroy structures for example buildings, bridges, roads as it weakens their foundation erodes alluvial deposits on the river beds making the river channel shallower resulting in frequent flooding sand eroded from steep slopes is deposited on the river beds and can be …

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