An ash layer protects the soil surface
by Antonio Jordán, University of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
After a wildfire, a thick ash layer may protect the soil surface from rainfall-induced erosion during a certain period of time. In this case, intense rain marked the ash layer with raindrop impacts, but sediment transport was very weak.
Taken on 21
Submitted on 21 September 2016
Credit: Antonio Jordán (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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