publication . Other literature type . 1975

The Effects of Gully Plugs and Contour Furrows on Erosion and Sedimentation in Cisco Basin, Utah

Thomas, Dee B.;
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  • Published: 01 May 1975
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Soil surface treatments consisting of gully plugs and contour furrows were constructed as a means of reducing erosion and holding sediment on site. To measure the effectiveness of the gully plugs and furrows, angle iron stakes and profile transects were installed to measure soils loss and accompanying change in the soil profile. The profile transects gave a reliable measure of the change in the height of the soil surface in constructed pits and across contour furrows. Because of the shrinking and swelling of the soil, the change in height of the angle iron stakes was found to be much more than the reduction in soil surface caused by erosion. High intensity thund...
Medical Subject Headings: complex mixturesanimal structures
free text keywords: effects, gully, plugs, contour, furrows, erosion, sedimentation, cisco, basin, utah, Life Sciences
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