Year 2019, Volume 34 , Issue 1, Pages 1 - 8 2019-06-30

Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015

Emre Özşahin [1] , İlker Eroğlu [2]


Soil erosion by water jeopardizes land use/cover changes (LUCC) for anthropogenic reasons. It results in enormous and irreversible damage if no action is taken. The Balkan Peninsula has experienced considerable LUCC in recent years; however, the influence of such changes on soil erosion has not been adequately explored. This study sought to explore the influence of LUCC in Bulgaria on soil erosion. Annual soil loss quantity was calculated, and erosion risk classes were determined using the RUSLE (3D) method based on Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The results of this study indicated that annual soil loss in Bulgaria has been decreasing recently due to various support practices (P-factor) rather than LUCC. However, the recent increase in severe erosion risk class indicates that measures against soil erosion are critical for land degradation.

Bulgaria, Soil erosion, LUCC, RUSLE (3D), GIS
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Primary Language en
Subjects Science
Published Date 2019/1
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-8169-6908
Author: Emre Özşahin (Primary Author)
Institution: NAMIK KEMAL ÜNİVERSİTESİ, FEN-EDEBİYAT FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: İlker Eroğlu
Institution: NAMIK KEMAL ÜNİVERSİTESİ, FEN-EDEBİYAT FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : June 30, 2019

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APA Özşahin, E , Eroğlu, İ . (2019). Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015. Alinteri Journal of Agriculture Science , 34 (1) , 1-8 . DOI: 10.28955/alinterizbd.444193
MLA Özşahin, E , Eroğlu, İ . "Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015". Alinteri Journal of Agriculture Science 34 (2019 ): 1-8 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/alinterizbd/issue/44004/444193>
Chicago Özşahin, E , Eroğlu, İ . "Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015". Alinteri Journal of Agriculture Science 34 (2019 ): 1-8
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ISNAD Özşahin, Emre , Eroğlu, İlker . "Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015". Alinteri Journal of Agriculture Science 34 / 1 (June 2019): 1-8 . https://doi.org/10.28955/alinterizbd.444193
AMA Özşahin E , Eroğlu İ . Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015. Alinteri Journal of Agriculture Science. 2019; 34(1): 1-8.
Vancouver Özşahin E , Eroğlu İ . Soil Erosion Risk Assessment due to Land Use/Cover Changes (LUCC) in Bulgaria from 1990 to 2015. Alinteri Journal of Agriculture Science. 2019; 34(1): 8-1.