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Achasov, A.B., S.Y. Bulygin, V.I. Burakov, G.O. Mozheiko, M.A. Nearing, O.B. Kandaurov, V.I. Tarasov, D.O. Timchenko, and A.V. Shatokhin. 2000. Methods and standards for inventory and risk of erosion. Kharkiv State Agricultural University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. 63pp. 

Amore, E., F. Licciardello, M.A., Nearing, and S.M. Zimbone. 2002. Application of the WEPP model to a small sicilian watershed. Proceedings of the International Agricultural Engineering Conference (IAEC 2002), 583-592. 2002 Nov. 28-30, Wuxi, China. 

Boardman, J. and Lorents, S. 2000. The GCTE Soil Erosion Network and model evaluation studies. South African Geographical Journal, 82(3):154-156.

Boardman, J. and Favis-Mortlock, D. 1999. Frequency-magnitude distributions for soil erosion, runoff and rainfall - a comparative analysis. JZ.Geomorph. N.F. Suppl.-Bd. 115, 51-70

Chaplot, V., Boonsaner, A., Bricquet, J.P., de Rouw, A., Janeau, J.L., Marchand, P., Phommassack, T., Toan T.D., Valentin, C., 2002. Soil erosion under land use change from three catchments in Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. 12th International Soil Conservation Organization Conference, Beijing, China.

Favis-Mortlock, D.T. and Savabi, M.R. 1996. Shifts in rates and spatial distributions of soil erosion and deposition under climate change. In, Anderson, M.G. and Brooks, S.M. (eds), Advances in Hillslope Processes, Wiley, Chichester, UK. pp. 529-560.

Favis-Mortlock, D.T., Quinton, J.N. and Dickinson, W.T. 1996. The GCTE validation of soil erosion models for global change studies. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 51(5), 397-403.

Favis-Mortlock, D.T. 1998. The GCTE validation of field-scale soil erosion models. Wiener Mitteilungen 151, 91-109.

Favis-Mortlock, D.T. and Guerra, A.J.T. 1999. The implications of GCM estimates of rainfall for future erosion risk: a case study from Brazil. Catena 37(3/4), 329-354.

Favis-Mortlock, D.T. and Guerra, A.J.T. 2000. The influence of global greenhouse-gas emissions on future rates of soil erosion: a case study from Brazil using WEPP-CO2. In, Schmidt, J. (ed.), Soil Erosion: Application of Physically Based Models, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany. pp. 3-31.

Favis-Mortlock, D.T., Boardman, J. and MacMillan, V.J. 2001. The limits of erosion modeling: why we should proceed with care. In, Harmon, R.S. and Doe III, W.W. (eds), Landscape Erosion and Evolution Modeling, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishing, New York. pp. 477-516.

Gill, T.E., Zobeck, T.M., 2003. Catching th
e wind: new views of aeolian processes. Eos,Vol. 84, No. 12, 25 p110.

Gregory, P. J., Ingram, J. S. I., Andersson, R., Betts, R. A. , Brovkin, V., Chase, T., Gray, A., Grace, P., Hamilton, N., Hardy, T. B., Howden, S. M., Jenkins, A., Meybeck, M., Olsson, M., Ortiz-Monasterio, I., Palm, C. A., Payne, T., Rummukainen, M., Schulze, R. E., Thiem, M., Valentin, C., Wilkinson, M. J. 2002. Environmental Consequences of Intensifying Food and Fibre Production. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 88(3):279-290

Hagen, L.J., 2001. Validation of the Wind Equation Prediction System (WEPS) Erosion Submodel on small cropland fields. in: J.C. Ascough II & D.C. Flanagan (eds), Soil Erosion Research for the 21st Century. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, Michigan, USA, pp. 479-482.

Jetten, V., de Roo, A.P.J. and Favis-Mortlock, D.T. 1999. Evaluation of field-scale and catchment-scale soil erosion models. Catena 37(3/4), 521-541.

Nearing, M.A. 2000.  Erosion Forecast: Models predict climate change impacts on erosivity from 2000-2100.  Resource Engineering and Technology for a Sustainable World. 7(12):33.

Nearing, M.A. 2000. Evaluating soil erosion models using measured plot data: Accounting for variability in the data. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 25:1035-1043. 

Nearing, M.A. 2001. Potential Changes in Rainfall Erosivity in the United States with Climate Change during the 21st Century. J. Soil and Water Cons. 56(3):229-232. 

Nearing, M.A. 2001. Impacts of climate change on erosivity in the United States: 2000-2100. pp. 268-270. In: J.C. Ascough and D.C. Flagana (eds.) Soil Erosion for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the International Symposium, Jan. 3-5, 2001, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Nearing, M.A., M.J.M. Romkens, L.D. Norton, et al. 2000. Measurements and models of soil loss rates. Science 290:1300-1301.

Planchon, O., Valentin, C., in press. Soil erosion in West Africa : present and future. In : D. Favis-Mortlock and J. Boardman (eds.) Soil erosion and climatic change. Imperial College Press, Oxford.

Pruski, F.F. and M.A. Nearing. 2002. Climate-Induced Changes in Erosion during the 21st Century for Eight U.S. Locations. Water Resources Research. 38(12):

Pruski, F.F. and M.A. Nearing. 2002. Runoff and soil loss responses to changes in precipitation: a computer simulation study. J. Soil and Water Cons. 57(1):7-16.

Rajot, J.L. and Valentin, C., 2001. Wind eroded versus deposited Mineral Dust : a Mass Budget for a Sahelian Village Land Unit in Niger. In: J.C. Ascough II and D.C. Flanagan (Eds), Soil Erosion Research for the 21st Century. American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), USA pp 404-407.

Renschler, C.S., D.C. Flanagan, and M.A. Nearing. 2002. Spatially Distributed soil erosion assessment with commonly available data: GIS-based applications with WEPP. Geoforma Ediciones.

Santoro, C., E. Amore, C. Modica, and M.A. Nearing. 2000. Application of two soil erosion models to a large Sicilian basin.  In: Proceedings of the Third International Congress of the European Society of Soil Conservation.  March 28-April 1, 2000.

Stout, J.E., 2001. Dust trends in the Southern High Plains. in: J.C. Ascough II & D.C. Flanagan (eds), Soil Erosion Research for the 21st Century. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, Michigan, USA, pp. 475-478.

Valentin, C., in press. Overland flow, erosion and associated sediment and biogechemical transports. In: P. Kabat, M. Claussen, P. A. Dirmeyer, J. H.C. Gash, L. Bravo de Guenni, M. Meybeck, R. A. Pielke, Sr., C. J. Vörösmarty, R. W.A. Hutjes, S. Lütkemeier (Eds.); Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate. A New Perspective on an Interactive System. Springer verlag, Berlin, Global Change - The IGBP Series April 2003, 9 p.

Valentin, C., Boardman, J., Favis-Mortlock, D., Ingram, J., Kirkby, M., Nearing, M., Poesen, J., Zobeck, T., 2002. The GCTE Soil Erosion Network. Proceedings of the ISCO meeting, 26-31 May 2002, Beijing, China, vol. II, pp.299-305.

Van Pelt, R. S, Zobeck, T. M. and Potter, K. N.  Validation of the Wind Erosion Equation (WEQ) for Discrete Periods and of the Wind Erosion Stochastic Simulator (WESS) for Single Events. In Proceedings of Soil Erosion for the 21st Century Symposium. pp. 683-686. 2001

Van Pelt, R. S., Zobeck, T. M. Validation of the Wind Erosion Equation (WEQ) for discrete periods. Proceedings of the ICAR5/GCTE-SEN Joint Conference. International Center of Arid and Semiarid Land Studies, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX Pub No. 02-2 pp. 287-291. 2002.

Van Pelt, R. S., Zobeck, T. M., Potter, K. N., Stout, J. E. Popham, T. W. Validation of the wind erosion stochastic simulator (WESS) and the Revised Wind Erosion Equation (RWEQ) for single events. Proceedings of the ICAR5/GCTE-SEN Joint Conference. International Center of Arid and Semiarid Land Studies, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX Pub No. 02-2 pp. 292-295. 2002.

Williams, A., F.F. Pruski, and M.A. Nearing. 2002.  Indirect impacts of climate change that affect agricultural production: soil erosion. Chapter 12 In: Otto C. Doering III, et al., eds. Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Agricultural Production Systems, Kluwer Academic Publ., Boston.

Williams, A.N., Mark Nearing, Mike Habeck, Jane Southworth, Rebecca Pfeifer, Otto C. Doering, Jess Lowenberg-Deboer, J.C. Randolph, and Michael A. Mazzocc. 2002. Global Climate Change: Implications of Extreme Events for Soil Conservation Strategies and Crop Production in the Midwestern United States.  p. 509-515. In D.E. Stott, R.H. Mohtar, and G.C. Steinhardt (eds.) Sustaining the Global Farm – Selected papers from the 10th International Soil Conservation Organization Meeting, May 24-29, 1999, West Lafayette, IN.

Yun, X., Liu, B.Y., and M.A. Nearing. 2002. A practical threshold for separating erosive and non-erosive storms.  Trans. Am. Soc. Ag. Eng. 45(6): 1843–1847.

Zobeck, T. M., Parker, N. C, Kang, G., and Haskell, S. Scaling-up from field to region for wind erosion prediction on cropland using GIS. Agricultural Ecosystems and Environment 82:247-259. 2000.

Zobeck, T.M., Scott Van Pelt, Stout, J.E., Popham, T.W., 2001. Validation of the Revised Wind Erosion Equation (RWEQ) for single events and discrete periods. in: J.C. Ascough II & D.C. Flanagan (eds), Soil Erosion Research for the 21st Century. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, Michigan, USA, pp. 471-474.


Boardman, J. and Favis-Mortlock, D.T. (eds) 1998. Modelling Soil Erosion by Water, Springer-Verlag NATO-ASI Series I-55, Berlin. 531 pp.

Boardman, J. and Favis-Mortlock, D.T. (in press). Climate Change and Soil Erosion, Imperial College Press, London

Special issues:

Catena volume 37(3/4), 1999. The GCTE evaluation of catchment-scale erosion models. Edited by Ad de Roo and Victor Jetten

Catena Volume 50, 2003. Gully Erosion and global change. Edited by J. Poesen and C. Valentin

  • Gully erosion and environmental change: importance and research needs. J. Poesen, J. Nachtergaele, G. Verstraeten and C. Valentin
  • Quantifying historical gully erosion in northern Bavaria. M. Dotterweich, A. Schmitt, G. Schmidtchen and H.-R. Bork
  • Land use change and gully formation over the last 200 years in a hilly catchment. G.Y. Gabris, A. Kertesz and L. Zambo
  • Development of badlands and gullies in the Sneeuberg, Great Karoo, South Africa. J. Boardman, A.J. Parsons, R. Holland, P.J. Holmes and R. Washington
  • Soil degradation and overland flow as causes of gully erosion on mountain pastures and in forests. H. Strunk
  • Ephemeral gully erosion in northwestern Spain. M. Valcarcel, Ma.T. Taboada, A. Paz and J. Dafonte
  • Rill and gully development during an extreme winter runoff event in Norway. L. Øygarden
  • Changes to the dispersive characteristics of soils along an evolutionary slope sequence in the Vera badlands, southeast Spain: implications for site stabilisation. H. Faulkner, R. Alexander and B.R. Wilson
  • A multi-scale approach of runoff generation in a Sahelian gully catchment: a case study in Niger. M. Esteves and J.M. Lapetite
  • Assessment of gully erosion in eastern Ethiopia using photogrammetric techniques. S. Daba, W. Rieger and P. Strauss
  • A spatial information technology approach for the mapping and quantification of gully erosion. J.A. Martýnez-Casasnovas
  • Monitoring of gully erosion in the Central Ebro Basin by large-scale aerial photography taken from a remotely controlled blimp. J.B. Ries and I. Marzolff
  • Medium-term gully headcut retreat rates in Southeast Spain determined from aerial photographs and ground measurement. L. Vandekerckhove, J. Poesen and G. Govers
  • Geomorphological investigation on gully erosion in the Rift Valley and the northern highlands of Ethiopia. P. Billi and F. Dramis
  • Hydraulic efficiency of the discontinuous gullies. I. Ionita
  • The topographic thresholds of hillslope incisions in southwestern Rwanda. J. Moeyersons
  • Threshold conditions for initiation of valley-side gullies in the Middle Veld of Swaziland. P.C. Morgan and D. Mngomezulu
  • Observed and modelled distributions of channel and gully heads — with examples from SE Spain and Belgium. M.J. Kirkby, L.J. Bull, J. Poesen, J. Nachtergaele and L. Vandekerckhove
  • A process-based model for channel degradation: application to ephemeral gully erosion. J. Casalý, J.J. Lopez and J.V. Giraldez
  • Equation for high-rate gully erosion. D. Torri and L. Borselli
  • Energy formulations of head cut dynamics. S.N. Prasad and M.J.M. Romkens
  • Modelling ephemeral gully erosion in small cultivated catchments. V. Souchere, O. Cerdan, B. Ludwig, Y. Le Bissonnais, A. Couturier and F. Papy
  • Gully erosion modelling and landscape response in the Mbuluzi River catchment of Swaziland. A. Sidorchuk, M. Marker, S. Moretti and G. Rodolfi
  • Erosion quantification in the small marly experimental catchments of Draix (Alpes de Haute Provence, France). Calibration of the ETC rainfall–runoff–erosion model. N. Mathys, S. Brochot, M. Meunier and D. Richard  
  • Influence of vegetation distribution on sediment yield in forested marly gullies. F. Rey

Environmental Science & Policy, vol. 6(1).

  • Socio-economic factors in soil erosion and conservation. John Boardman, Jean Poesen and Robert Evans
  • Grassland and crop trends: role of the European Union Common Agricultural Policy and consequences for runoff and soil erosion. Véronique Souchère, Christine King, Nicolas Dubreuil, Véronique Lecomte-Morel, Yves Le Bissonnais and Martine Chalat
  • Soil erosion in the Swartland, Western Cape Province, South Africa: implications of past and present policy and practice. Michael E. Meadows
  • How farmers view their job in Pays de Caux, France: Consequences for grassland in water erosion. Anne Mathieu and Alexandre Joannon
  • Soil erosion in Denmark: processes and politics. A. Veihe, B. Hasholt and I. G. Schiøtz
  • Modelling on-farm costs of soil conservation policies with MODAM. Johannes Schuler and Harald Kächele
  • Agricultural policies in Norway and effects on soil erosion. Helge E. Lundekvam, Eirik Romstad and Lillian Øygarden
  • Muddy floods on the South Downs, southern England: problem and responses. John Boardman, Robert Evans and James Ford
  • Farmer perception of runoff and erosion and extent of flooding in the silt-loam belt of the Belgian Walloon Region. C. L. Bielders, C. Ramelot and E. Persoons
  • Integrating science, policy and farmers to reduce soil loss and sediment delivery in Flanders, Belgium. Gert Verstraeten, Jean Poesen, Gerard Govers, Katleen Gillijns, Anton Van Rompaey and Kristof Van Oost
  • Soil erosion and land use policy in Iceland in relation to sheep grazing and government subsidies. O. Arnalds and B. H. Barkarson
  • Erosion risk associated with rapid and extensive agricultural clearances on dispersive materials in southeast Spain. Hazel Faulkner, Jose Ruiz, Paul Zukowskyj and Stuart Downward

Catena special issue. Gully erosion: a global issue. Valentin, C., Yong Li and J. Poesen, editors. Including papers presented during the 2nd International Symposium on Gully Erosion Under Global Change, May 22-25, 2002, Chengdu, China.

  • in preparation

Geomorphology special issue. Including papers presented during the workshop Land use and Climate change, 14-21 December 2002, Quito, Ecuador. See

  • in preparation


Initial evaluations of wind erosion models. ICAR5/GCTE-SEN, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas, 22-25 July 2002. See


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