Soil Erosion Network: Monitoring Metadata
Kaluga Region, Russia, 1982-95, Dernovo-Podzol Soils, Arable/Grazing, Water Erosion

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1 Contact person
1.1 Name Dr. V.N. Golosov
1.2 Address Laboratory of Soil Erosion and Channel Processes, Department of Geography Moscow State University, 119899 Moscow, Russia
1.3 Tel +7 095 9395697
1.4 Fax +7 095 9328836
1.5 Email
1.6 Other researchers involved: Professor G.A. Larionov, Dr. L.F. Litvin, Dr. S.F. Krasnov, Dr. N.N. Ivanova
2 Survey Details
2.1 Dates of erosion monitoring survey: 1982-1995
2.1 Water/wind erosion? Water
2.3 Area monitored: Kaluga region, Protva river basic eight catchments with different area 3-15 ha
2.4 Character of area: Rolling landscape, dernovo-podzo soils, arable and grazing land, temperate continental climate each snow-melting period
2.5 Frequency of monitoring: -
2.6 What fraction of fields in the monitored area were included in the survey? Only fields that eroded
2.7 How were estimates of erosion made? Measurement of water discharge a collection of water samples for determination of erosion volume
2.8 Were air photographs used? Seldom
2.9 For each erosion site, information recorded: Site 1: S= 3.2 ha, gradient of slope 1-6 degree, length of slope 200-300 m; Site 2: S= 4,2 ham gradient of slope 2-7 degree, length of slope 50-230 m; Site 3: S= 2,2 ha, gradient of slope 1-3 degree, length of slope 190. Site 4: S= 12 ha, gradient of slope 2-4 degree, length of slope 50-250. Site 5, S= 1.25 ha, gradient of slope 2.5-3 degree, length of slope 10-150 m. Site 6: S= 0.5 ha, gradient of slope 2-3 degree, length of slope 160. Site 7: S= 4.3 ha, gradient of slope 1.5-2.5 ha, length of slope 40-4. Site 8: S= 3.4 ha, gradient 1.5-2.3 degrees Site 9, S= 11 ha, gradient of slope 2-5 degree, length of slope 50-2 m


2.10 Data obtained from elsewhere: Detail soil survey of each catchment, detail topographic survey of each catchment, some soil parameters and some other information
2.11 Data calculated from above information: Erosion rate for snow-melting period (t/ha) for each 60 minute for light part of day and 3-4 hours for night
2.12 Meterological station density and type: Our own observation for meteorological parameters (distribution of snow, temperate wind and so on) during period before snow-melting till the end of snow-melting. State meteorological state
2.13 Length of record of meterological data: From 1982
3. Associated Work
3.1 Associated experimental or plot-based work: Caesium-137, aggregate stability
3.2 Associated modelling work: WEPP
4. Documentation
4.1 Published reports of the monitoring survey and/or results:
Azhigirov A.A, Golosov V.N., Dobrovolskaya N.G. and other Study of water and sediment yield on he slope catchments in the Protva river basin, VINITI 6389-B87, Moscow, 1987, p.176.

Golosov V.N. Erosional and depositional processes and sediment budget in the Protva river basin. Vestnik MGU, ser. geograpfiya, N 6, p.19-24.

Golosov V.N., Kiryuhina Z.P. Erosional properties of dernovo-podzol soils of Kaluga region. Erosional properties of some soils of Russia, ed. G V Bastrakov, Bryansk, 1990, P. 51-58.

Golosov V.N., Litvin L.F. Soil erosion in the river basin. "Zemledeli N 8, 1987, p. 41-43.

Golosov V.N., Dobrovolskaya N.G and other. Soil erosion on field catchments. Zakonomernosti proyavleniya erozionnyh i ruslovyh prosessov v 2azlichnyh prirodnyh usloviyah, MGU, Moscow, 1987, p. 145-146.

Golosov V.N. Soil erosion and sedimentation on slopes of the southern of Non-Chernozemic zones. "Geomorphologiya", N 1, 1988, p. 51-57.

Ostrova I.V., Silant'ev A N., Litvin L.F. and other. Assessment of soil erosion and sedimentation processes using content of Cs-137 in soil. Vestn MGU, ser. geografiya, N 5, 1990, p. 79- 85.

4.2 Other relevant publications:
Golosov V.N., Samodurova L.S. About comparison erosion in snow-melting and rain-fall periods on the South of Non-Chernozemic zone RSFSR. Proceeding of YII delegate forum of VOP, Tashkent, 1985, V. 1, p. 149-150.

Antonov S.I., Golosov V N. Features of use of sediment budget approach for study of recent geomorfological processes in river basin. "Geomorfologiya", N 2, 1994, p. 25-37.

Butakov G.P., Ermolaev O.P., Kovalchuk and other. Form appearance of erosion and accumulation processes on small river catchments. Eroziya i ruslovye processy, ed. R.S. Chalov, Luzk, p. 36-47.

Alabyan A.M., Babich D.B., Ivanov V.V. Hydravlical resistance of relative stable channel of Protva river. Erosionnye i ruslovye prosessy, 8313-B87, M., 1987, p. 114-119.

Egorov Yu.V., Krasnov S.F., Petrov V.N. and other. Technical equipment for study of erosional processes. "Zemledelie", 1986, N.1, p.47-49.

5. Availability
5.1 Erosion/land use data: From 1982
5.2 Meterological data: From 1982
6. Other Information
6.1 Is the monitoring survey ongoing? Yes
6.2 Funding agency for the survey: 1982-1991 government support. From 1991 some money from different scientific programs
6.3 Any other details:

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