Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: carlo.lavalle@ec.europa.eu

Title: LF522 - Soil retention (LUISA Platform REF2014)

Description

Soil retention, is calculated as soil loss without vegetation cover minus soil loss including the current land use/cover pattern. Specifically, this indicator takes into account climate data (observed measurements for rainfall and modelled for snow), topographic aspects, soil properties and the presence or not of the vegetation cover.The level of detail of this indicator is per NUTS0 and NUTS2.

Additional Publications:

  1. Wischmeier W.H. and Smith D.D. (1978). "Predicting Rainfall Erosion Losses – A Guide to Conservation Planning". Agriculture Handbook, No. 537, USDA, Washington DC.http://naldc.nal.usda.gov/download/CAT79706928/PDF

  2. Bosco C., de Rigo D., Dewitte O. and Montarella L.. (2011). "Towards the reproducibility in soil erosion modeling: a new Pan-European soil map". Wageningen conferences on applied Soil Science, 18-22 September 2011. http://figshare.com/articles/Towards_the_reproducibility_in_soil_erosion_modelling_a_new_Pan_European_soil_erosion_map/936872

Contributors
Carlo Lavalle carlo.lavalle@ec.europa.eu
Carolina Perpina Castillo carolina.perpina@ec.europa.eu 0000-0002-3161-2240
Ines Mari Rivero ines.mari-rivero@ext.ec.europa.eu 0000-0003-1821-0420
Joachim Maes joachim.maes@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Lavalle, Carlo; Perpina Castillo, Carolina; Mari Rivero, Ines; Maes, Joachim (2015):  LF522 - Soil retention (LUISA Platform REF2014). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-luisa-lf522-soil-retention-ref-2014
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Data access

Publications

  • publication Bias Correction of the ENSEMBLES High Resolution Climate Change Projections for Use by Impact Models: Analysis of the Climate Change Signal

    Dosio A, Paruolo P, Rojas Mujica R. Bias Correction of the ENSEMBLES High Resolution Climate Change Projections for Use by Impact Models: Analysis of the Climate Change Signal. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES 117; 2012. p. D17110. JRC71978

    DOI:10.1029/2012JD017968

  • publication MedREM, a rainfall erosivity model for the Mediterranean region

    DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.04.003

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Additional information
Last modified 2015-11-06
Issue date 2015-04-22
Landing page https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/luisa
Geographic area European Union
Temporal coverage

From: 2010-01-01 – To: 2050-12-31

Update frequency annual
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-luisa-lf522-soil-retention-ref-2014

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