Soil loss from an oil palm plantation

Azizah, Binti Mohd. Sabri. (1998) Soil loss from an oil palm plantation. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) was applied to predict annual soil loss from an oil palm plantation. Parameters of the (ISLE used to generate the relevant raster layersfor soil erosion spatial modelling in the GIS are rainfall erosivity; • slope length/gradient; • cover-conservation method; • soil erodibility Using Geographical Information System (GIS) analysis and modelling technique, the fourfactors were used to generate the erosion risk map. Information contained in the map would allow planners to predict the average annual rates of the soil erosion with different landuse that are jungle, shifting cultivation, bare soil and oil palm. GIS is an effective tool in prediction ofthe soil loss.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 1998.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE), oil palm plantation, Geographical Information System (GIS), bare soil and oil palm, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2018 05:34
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2018 05:51
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20771

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