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Stream Bank Erosion in Grazed Pasture Stream Reaches of Southern Iowa, USA
Proceedings of the International Caucasian Forestry Symposium
  • Mustafa Tufekcioglu, Artvin Coruh University
  • Richard C. Schultz, Iowa State University
  • Thomas M. Isenhart, Iowa State University
  • James R. Russell, Iowa State University
  • John L. Kovar, United States Department of Agriculture
Document Type
Conference Proceeding
Conference
International Caucasian Forestry Symposium
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Conference Title
International Caucasian Forestry Symposium
Conference Date
October 24-26, 2013
Geolocation
(41.180937, 41.82081900000003)
Abstract
Stream bank erosion in agricultural landscapes is a major pathway for non-point source sediment and phosphorus loading of receiving waters. The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between the numbers of high stream stage events, as they directly reflect higher erosive stream flow, and contribute to stream bank soil erosion. The erosion pin method was utilized to measure the change in stream bank erosion in response to differences in the number of high stream stage events, which were monitored by pressure transducers. The measured seasonal (summer and fall) erosion rates were correlated with stream stage data to assess their impact on stream bank erosion. Approximately 75% of the variability in stream bank erosion was found to be directly linked to the higher/erosive stream flow.
Comments

This proceeding is from the International Caucasian Forestry Symposium (2013): 529.

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Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Mustafa Tufekcioglu, Richard C. Schultz, Thomas M. Isenhart, James R. Russell, et al.. "Stream Bank Erosion in Grazed Pasture Stream Reaches of Southern Iowa, USA" Artvin, TurkeyProceedings of the International Caucasian Forestry Symposium (2013) p. 529 - 535
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/richard_schultz/15/