articles

Erosion is a natural process in which rocks or soil are moved from one location to another by wind or water. Material may move through erosion for distances ranging from a few feet to thousands of miles. Erosion often is... More »

www.reference.com Science Earth Science Erosion & Weathering

Riverbank erosion is the deterioration of the banks of a river or stream. It occurs when the top soil that encloses a river or stream washes away. Riverbank erosion is a natural occurrence that allows rivers to flow on a... More »

www.reference.com Science Earth Science Erosion & Weathering

According to National Geographic, erosion occurs when the particles that have been broken down by weathering are carried away to other areas. Erosion can take place via wind, rain, plants and animals, moving water and ev... More »

www.reference.com Science
similar articles

Erosion is a process that causes the soil surface to wear out; geological erosion is caused naturally by water, wind or gravity, and accelerated erosion is caused by human use of land. Geologists estimate that 70 percent... More »

www.reference.com Science Earth Science Erosion & Weathering

The three major types of erosion are the transporting of soil or rocks by moving water, wind or ice. Water is the primary force behind erosion. The waves of the ocean, movement of a river and falling of rain are all ways... More »

www.reference.com Science Earth Science Erosion & Weathering

Erosion occurs as a result of wind and water moving across earth and picking up part or all of dirt or rocks. By definition, erosion only requires earth to be moved, but in most cases, rocks or land are also worn down or... More »

www.reference.com Science Earth Science Erosion & Weathering

Soil erosion is a natural or artificial process where the top layers of soil are blown or washed away from wind or water. Most soil erosion is caused by natural sources like wind and rain. More »

www.reference.com Science Earth Science Erosion & Weathering