Valutare l'erosione del suolo mediante l'applicazione del modello RUSLE in ambiente GIS

Autori

  • Grazia Fattoruso Enea, C.R. Portici(NA)
  • Sergio Grauso ENEA, C.R. Casaccia (Roma)
  • Vladimiro Verrubbi ENEA, C.R. Casaccia (Roma)

Parole chiave:

modello RUSLE, modello USLE, GIS

Abstract

Predicting GIS erosion by the application of RUSLE model in a GIS environment


The increase in soil erosion risk due to the current climate change is a focal point in sustainable land management. Being able to predict this risk is fundamental for impact mitigation and soil resource conservation. The state-of-the-art in geo-information technologies (GIS, remote sensing and image analysis) allows to perform, in semi-automatic way, assessments and predictions based on the integration of theoretical models with advanced techniques of geospatial and geostatistical analysis. One of the most successful models worldwide utilised, such as the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE), can be now easily applied at multiple spatial and temporal scales, i.e. from the single catchment up to the regional scale and from interannual to long-term scenarios, by using GIS-based tools.

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2010-03-07

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Fattoruso, G., Grauso, S., & Verrubbi, V. (2010). Valutare l’erosione del suolo mediante l’applicazione del modello RUSLE in ambiente GIS. GEOmedia, 14(2). Recuperato da https://www.mediageo.it/ojs/index.php/GEOmedia/article/view/420

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