Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
SOIL, 3, 83–94, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-3-83-2017
SOIL, 3, 83–94, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-3-83-2017

Original research article 05 May 2017

Original research article | 05 May 2017

Process-oriented modelling to identify main drivers of erosion-induced carbon fluxes

Florian Wilken et al.

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Model-based analyses of the effect of soil erosion on carbon (C) dynamics are associated with large uncertainties partly resulting from oversimplifications of erosion processes. This study evaluates the need for process-oriented modelling to analyse erosion-induced C fluxes in different catchments. The results underline the importance of a detailed representation of tillage and water erosion processes. For water erosion, grain-size-specific transport is essential to simulate lateral C fluxes.