Articles | Volume 7, issue 6
Research article
28 Nov 2016
Research article |  | 28 Nov 2016

Application of a modified distributed-dynamic erosion and sediment yield model in a typical watershed of a hilly and gully region, Chinese Loess Plateau

Lei Wu, Xia Liu, and Xiaoyi Ma

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Short summary
1. A distributed and dynamic sediment yield model for loess hilly area was modified. 2. Spatiotemporal evolution of sediment in an easily eroded watershed was estimated. 3. Effects of returning farmland on erosion and sediment yield were evaluated.