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Soil Erosion
This site provides a collection of audio, visual, and informational resources about soil erosion. Animations and MPG movies cover topics including the migration of African dust across the Atlantic, bank erosion, rain splash erosion, dune sand saltation, and the physical and cultural effects of erosion in Haiti. The site also features audio and visual files about the Dust Bowl during the 1930's as well as links to galleries of soil erosion images.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Audio:
    • Oral history
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Soil science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational or noncommercial purposes is allowed as long as attribution is retained. To this end, the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license, the terms of which can be found at
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-808
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Dr Mark Francek
Carleton College Science Education Resource Center and Central Michigan University