Journal cover Journal topic
Solid Earth An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

IF value: 2.921
IF2.921
IF 5-year value: 3.087
IF 5-year
3.087
CiteScore value: 4.8
CiteScore
4.8
SNIP value: 1.314
SNIP1.314
IPP value: 2.87
IPP2.87
SJR value: 0.993
SJR0.993
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 38
Scimago H
index
38
h5-index value: 36
h5-index36
Volume 6, issue 1
Solid Earth, 6, 311–321, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-311-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Solid Earth, 6, 311–321, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-311-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 05 Mar 2015

Research article | 05 Mar 2015

Aggregate breakdown and surface seal development influenced by rain intensity, slope gradient and soil particle size

S. Arjmand Sajjadi and M. Mahmoodabadi

Related subject area

Soil System Science
Discussing the genesis of karst rocky desertification research based on the correlations between cropland and settlements in typical peak-cluster depressions
Yang Bing Li, Qiong Yao Li, Guang Jie Luo, Xiao Yong Bai, Yong Yan Wang, Shi Jie Wang, Jing Xie, and Guang Bin Yang
Solid Earth, 7, 741–750, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-741-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-741-2016, 2016
Short summary
Determinants of farmers' tree-planting investment decisions as a degraded landscape management strategy in the central highlands of Ethiopia
Berhan Gessesse, Woldeamlak Bewket, and Achim Bräuning
Solid Earth, 7, 639–650, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-639-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-639-2016, 2016
Short summary
The effects of grazing on the spatial pattern of elm (Ulmus pumila L.) in the sparse woodland steppe of Horqin Sandy Land in northeastern China
M. Zhang, J. Wu, and Y. Tang
Solid Earth, 7, 631–637, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-631-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-631-2016, 2016
Short summary
Rangeland degradation assessment: a new strategy based on the ecological knowledge of indigenous pastoralists
Bahareh Behmanesh, Hossein Barani, Ahmad Abedi Sarvestani, Mohammad Reza Shahraki, and Mohsen Sharafatmandrad
Solid Earth, 7, 611–619, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-611-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-611-2016, 2016
Short summary
The role of sexual vs. asexual recruitment of Artemisia wudanica in transition zone habitats between inter-dune lowlands and active dunes in Inner Mongolia, China
Yongcui Wang, Busso Carlos Alberto, Deming Jiang, Musa Ala, Xuehua Li, Quanlai Zhou, Jixiang Lin, Guohua Ren, and Lian Jia
Solid Earth, 7, 621–629, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-621-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-621-2016, 2016

Cited articles

Arjmand Sajjadi, S. and Mahmoodabadi, M.: Sediment concentration and hydraulic characteristics of rain-induced overland flows in arid land soils, J. Soil. Sedim., 15, 710–721, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-015-1072-z, 2015.
Asadi, H., Moussavi, A., Ghadiri, H., and Rose, C. W.: Flow-driven soil erosion processes and the size selectivity of sediment, J. Hydrol., 406, 73–81, 2011.
Assouline, S.: Rainfall-induced soil surface sealing: a critical review of observations, conceptual models, and solutions, Vadose Zone J., 3, 570–591, 2004.
Assouline, S. and Ben-Hur, M.: Effect of rainfall intensity and slope gradient on the dynamics of interrill erosion during soil surface sealing, Catena, 66, 211–220, 2006.
Assouline, S. and Mualem, Y.: Modeling the dynamics of seal formation: analysis of the effect of soil and rainfall properties, Water Resour. Res., 36, 2341–2349, 2000.
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
This paper studies the effect of slope gradient, rain intensity and soil particle size distribution on aggregate breakdown. Infiltration rate was found to increase under unsteady state conditions because of less development of surface seal. Under steady state conditions, no significant relationship was found between slope and infiltration rate.
This paper studies the effect of slope gradient, rain intensity and soil particle size...
Citation