Wash erosion on a debris covered slope in a semi-arid climate

le Roux, J.S.; Roos, Z.N.

Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie 30(4): 477-483


Wash erosion was measured from the beginning of April 1978 to the end of March 1985 on a steep debris slope by means of four pairs of wash-traps. The rate of denudation in terms of rock density was found to be 17.8 mm per thousand years.