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Best Management Practices (BMP) On Slope Erosion Controls Due To Runoff

Hussain Shah, Syed Muzzamil and Wan Yusof, Khamaruzaman and Hashim, Ahmad Mustafa and Mustaffa, Zahiraniza (2012) Best Management Practices (BMP) On Slope Erosion Controls Due To Runoff. In: International Conference on Civil, Offshore and Environmental Engineering (ICCOEE 2012), 12-14 June 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Soil degradation is one of the detrimental environmental problems especially in the humid tropical regions like Malaysia. To mitigate and control undesirable siltation and in turn make soil more sturdy and effective to hamper the flow impact, effective best management practices (BMP) are required. Based on the previous studies wood shreds are feasible alternatives to agricultural straws and wood strands, in increasing infiltration, reducing runoff and improving biological activity and soil quality. This study provides a comparative analysis between the bare plot (Plot A), native grass (pearl grass) covered plot (plot B), and an arrangement of grass-patterns and wood shreds plot (plot C) to determine the efficiency of the plots in controlling erosion under the concentrated flow. The purpose of the study is to make the commonly practiced technique more useful to lessen and handle the erosion phenomenon and to make the improved knowledge of the experiment more helpful to provide profound information for soil conservation techniques.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Concentrated flow; BMPs; Erosion; Pearl grass; Wood shreds
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Civil Engineering
Research Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Building
ID Code:7968
Deposited By: AP Ahmad Mustafa Hashim
Deposited On:12 Sep 2012 01:13
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:21

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