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Modelling sediment transportation and overland flow

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The erosion and transport of fertile topsoil is a serious problem in the U.S., Australia, China and throughout Europe. It results in extensive environmental damage, reduces soil fertility and productivity, and causes significant environmental loss. It is as big a threat to the future sustainability of global populations as climate change, but receives far less attention.

With both chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides) and biological pathogens (bacteria, viruses) preferenti...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (OCIAM)
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Mathematical Institute
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:a45eefae-5a0f-4917-9abb-261ae792f2ee
Local pid:
ora:9325

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