Soil erosion and mass movement

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Soil erosion and mass movement

Soil erosion and mass movementBy: Tori GillensSoil conservation farming techniques:Crop rotation is one soil conservation farming techniques. Soil conservation is important and we know this because of the United States 1930s eight year Dust Bowl. For eight years dust blew on the southern plains.The kind of damage that can happen to soil:Whenever soil is exposed water and wind can erode it this is what caused the southern plains Dust Bowl in the 1930s.The 5 agents of Erosion:The 5 agents of erosion are Gravity, running water, glaciers, waves, and wind.How erosion can change land over time:Erosion can change land over time in many ways some are running water can erode rocks, glaciers can get rocks caught in front of it and move the rocks, waves can erode the sides of cliffs and wind can blow rocks and sand around.The types of mass movement:There are four different types of mass movement they are landslides, creep, slump, and mudflows.The part that gravity plays in Erosion:Gravity plays an important part in Erosion without gravity making water move in a stream or creek how would running water exsist.What they look like: Landslides-

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