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Condition of agricultural soil: Factsheet on soil erosion

Abstract: 
This report presents a modelling framework to develop indicators on soil erosion. The main focus is the soil erosion estimates in agricultural lands in the view of current monitoring and evaluation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The factsheet of soil erosion indicator is an example of providing concise information (tables, maps) to policy makers. Besides the current status of soil erosion in agricultural soils, it is also important to estimate trends and provide options to reduce soil erosion. Besides an overview of soil erosion by water, the report presents the estimates of soil erosion by wind.