Definitions for "Soil erosion"
Keywords:  topsoil, erosion, wind, washed, rain
the wearing away of the earth's surface by water, gravity, wind, and ice.
the wearing away, by wind, water, or acid, of the top covering of the earth ....... back
The process of wearing away soil by wind, rain, over-cultivation etc.
the amount of soil eroded from the earth during rainstorms. Distributed via the watershed and often clogs local waterways. Each year, a self-contained forest loses only 5 lb/square mile, a farm loses 50 lb/square mile, but a house under construction loses 5000 lb/square mile.
can be accelerated by the acts of humans.
The loss of soil as a consequence of natural and human activities.