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    • Effectiveness of palm and bamboo geotextiles in reducing concentrated flow erosion 

      Smets, T.; Langhans, C.; Poesen, J.; Knapen, A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Rills and gullies, caused by concentrated flow erosion, represent an important sediment source in many environments (Poesen et al., 2003). Studies indicate that vegetation can be very effective in controlling gully ...
    • Estimating sediment yield from gully erosion using easily measurable morphometric characteristics in Darehshahr region, south of I.R. Iran 

      Sadeghi, S.H.R.; Noormohammadi, F.; Soufi, M. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A case study was conducted in a part of Ilam Province, I.R. Iran, to establish a reliable model for estimating sediment yield from gully erosion. The attempt was satisfactory and led to an applicable model whose input could ...
    • Discharge and gully erosion in a small rangeland catchment 

      Schnabel, Susanne; Gómez Gutiérrez, Á.; Sanjosé Blasco, J.J. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Valley bottom gullies are a common feature in rangelands. Although these gullies are found in the bottom of drainage lines, information about the relationship between discharge and gullying is scarce (Crouch, 1990; ...
    • Surfaces of gullies generated by piping process in abandoned fields (south-east of Spain) 

      Romero Díaz, A.; Marín Sanleandro, P.; Sánchez Soriano, A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The piping process have an important development in old agricultural terraced fields. The abandonment of these fields, together with the lithologies, hydraulic and climatic characteristics favour the quick development of ...
    • Causes of gully erosion in arid ecosystem: case study southern part of I.R. Iran 

      Soufi, M. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This research demonstrated that the I.R. region is prone to gully erosion. The study area had limited gully erosion four decades ago. With accelerating urban development during the past, two to three decades, areas of gully ...
    • The importance of the presence of gullies in the production of sediments in semiarid areas (Murcia, south-east of Spain) 

      Romero Díaz, A.; Martínez Lloris, M.; Alonso Sarría, F.; Belmonte Serrato, F. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The study has shown how the existence of gullies remarkably increases the rates of erosion and, therefore, the volume of sediments that arrives at the dikes of hydrological correction. A consequence of this is the need to ...
    • Waterfall erosion as a main factor in ephemeral gully initiation in a part of Northeastern Iran 

      Sadeghi, S.H.R.; Rangavar, A.S.; Bashari, M.; Abbasi, A.A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The present study assesses the factors controlling gully formation in a study area located in northeastern Iran. Gully erosion in northeastern Iran is very high because of the high rate of human encroachment and the resulting ...
    • Seepage flow in aquifers with open and closed boundaries 

      Römkens, M.J.M.; Prasad, S.N. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      At previous gully erosion conferences, the effect of surface seal development on gully formation and growth was analyzed (Prasad and Römkens, 2003) and the effect of hydrological conditions on gully growth was discussed (Römkens ...
    • Analysis of water erosion using GIS and remote sensing for the management of protected natural environments in the south of the province of Salamanca (Spain) 

      Martínez Graña, A.M.; Goy, J.L.; Zazo, C. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The soil is a natural resource that must be conserved in protected natural areas since it is one of the determinant physical supports in territorial planning because it governs its different uses. Accordingly, specific ...
    • Photogrammetrical and field measurement of gullies with contrasting morphology 

      Marzolff, I.; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Seeger, M.; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna; Ries, J. B.; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Álvarez-Mozos, Jesús Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Despite a wealth of studies on monitoring different types of gullies by using remote-sensing technique such as photogrammetry, relatively few efforts have been made to test their accuracy. Therefore the question arises ...
    • When did gully erosion start to be accelerated in the Penedès – Anoia vineyard region (NE Spain)? 

      Martínez Casasnovas, J.A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Gully erosion in the Penedès-Anoia (NE Spain) region is not a past phenomenon. In this respect, recent research by Martínez-Casasnovas et al. (2003) has shown that neat erosion rates in gullies reach 576±58 Tn ha-1 year-1 ...
    • Does vegetation cover suppose gully erosion stabilization? 

      Martínez Casasnovas, J.A.; García Hernández, D.; Ramos, M.C. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The present research is addressed to study the evolution of vegetation cover on gully sidewalls and its influence on sediment production due to gully erosion and on gully walls’ stabilization. A sample gully system of the ...
    • Sidewall erosion control strategies in gullies of the Penedès – Anoia vineyard region (NE Spain) 

      Martínez Casasnovas, J.A. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The objective of this work is to formulate different sidewall erosion control strategies to reduce retreat and sediment production rates in the gullies of the Penedès-Anoia (NE Spain) region.
    • Ephemeral gully erosion research: processes and modeling 

      Alonso, C.V. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) defines ephemeral gullies as small channels that can be filled in by normal tillage operations only to reform in the same location by subsequent runoff events. Ephemeral ...
    • Turbulent flow within headcut scour holes in rills and gullies 

      Bennett, S.J.; Alonso, C.V. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The objectives of the present study were to experimentally determine the time-mean turbulent flow characteristics within fixed-bed models of headcut scour holes typical of upland concentrated flows to assess soil erosion ...
    • Agricultural land use, piping and gullies activity in the Huelva lower valley (Saragossa, Spain) 

      Echeverría, M.T.; Ibarra, P.; Pérez Cabello, F. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The variations in the total amount of surface used for arable crops both for dry farming and fallow land, with regard to the different “agricultural policies”, have modified the natural dynamics of some processes such as ...
    • Effects of slope processes and management in gullying 

      Desir, G.; Marín, C. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Most erosion studies have been typically done in rill and interrill areas because the complexity of gullies and their large size have made their study very difficult. Morgan (1979) and Hudson (1985) define gullies as water ...
    • Evaluating airborne laser scanning for gully erosion detection and baseline mapping in the Fitzroy catchment, QLD, Australia 

      Eustace, A.H.; Witte, C.; Carey, B.W. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Australia’s climate and land management practises have resulted in an increased threat to land condition and water quality through sediment transported by gully erosion. The Fitzroy River catchment is located in Queensland ...
    • Hydrological effects of the sediments deposited off a hillslope affected by rill erosion: project outlines and preliminary results 

      Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The main objectives of this project are (i) to evaluate the sedimentation rate generated by rill erosion in a hillslope and the granulometric characteristics of the sediment deposited off this hillslope, and (ii) to ...
    • Gully erosion on cinder cones of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) 

      Dóniz, J.; Romero, C. (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The aim of this study is to observe the evolution of gully erosion on cinder cones over time and verify whether or not age is a critical factor in the level of degradation of scoria cones, independent of other factors.