Soil Erosion Estimation Using Remote Sensing Techniques in Wadi Yalamlam Basin, Saudi Arabia

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Bahrawi, Jarbou A.; Elhag, Mohamed; Aldhebiani, Amal Y.; Galal, Hanaa K.; Hegazy, Ahmad K.; Alghailani, Ebtisam;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (issn: 1687-8434, eissn: 1687-8442)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2016/9585962
  • Subject: TA401-492 | Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | Article Subject

Soil erosion is one of the major environmental problems in terms of soil degradation in Saudi Arabia. Soil erosion leads to significant on- and off-site impacts such as significant decrease in the productive capacity of the land and sedimentation. The key aspects influe... View more
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