Wind Erosion Risk

Wind Erosion Risk This map displays the risk of soil degradation by wind in the agricultural region of Alberta. Wind erosion is a concern because it reduces soil quality by removing soil nutrients, smaller soil particles and organic matter. Wind erosion can reduce air quality during extreme erosion events and also reduce water quality if eroded particles drift into streams and lakes. The map uses five classes to describe the wind erosion risk on bare, unprotected mineral soil: negligible, low, moderate, high and severe. This resource was created using ArcGIS. It was originally published as a print map in 1989. 2024-02-20 Government of Alberta duke@gov.ab.ca Economics and IndustryInformation and CommunicationsNature and EnvironmentALBERTACLIMATOLOGYMETEOROLOGYATMOSPHEREDESERTIFICATIONDOWNLOADABLE-DATAGEOSCIENTIFICINFORMATIONSOIL-FERTILITYSOIL-MOVEMENTGovernment information Wind Erosion Risk - (ESRI REST)ESRI REST https://geospatial.alberta.ca/titan/rest/services/agriculture/Agricultural_Land_Resource_Atlas/MapServer Wind Erosion Risk - (ESRI REST)ESRI REST https://geospatial.alberta.ca/titan/rest/services/agriculture/Agricultural_Land_Resource_Atlas/MapServer Wind Erosion Risk - (HTML)HTML https://geodiscover.alberta.ca/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/f2d9b01ec9c443c69285dc5b9bfeb5e8/html Dataset (From Alberta Geodiscorver Portal metadata)HTML https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex10315 Original metadata (https://open.alberta.ca/opendata)HTML https://open.alberta.ca/opendata/8d6ff780-11e0-4f8a-96aa-d04eeebae458 WMS (From Alberta Geodiscorver Portal metadata)WMS https://geospatial.alberta.ca/titan/services/agriculture/agricultural_land_resource_atlas/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS

This map displays the risk of soil degradation by wind in the agricultural region of Alberta. Wind erosion is a concern because it reduces soil quality by removing soil nutrients, smaller soil particles and organic matter. Wind erosion can reduce air quality during extreme erosion events and also reduce water quality if eroded particles drift into streams and lakes. The map uses five classes to describe the wind erosion risk on bare, unprotected mineral soil: negligible, low, moderate, high and severe. This resource was created using ArcGIS. It was originally published as a print map in 1989.

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