G2 soil erosion model data: Crete (Greece) and Strymonas (Greece/Bulgaria), Ishmi-Erzeni (Albania)

G2 generic model for soil erosion applied to 3 application areas (Crete island, Ishmi-Erzeni watershed, Strymonas/Struma); available layers: Soil erosion (Total & Monthly) plus Rainfall erosivity (Total & Monthly), vegetation retention (Total & Monthly), soil erodibility, topographic influence and slope intercept.
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Publisher: 
JRC and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Year: 
2013

G2 model is a new generic model for erosion, resulted from the cooperation of European Commission/Joint Research Centre and the Lab of Forest Management and Remote Sensing of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the framework of geoland2 project. G2 estimates soil loss (in t/ha) from sheet and interril erosion caused by splash and runoff, on a month-step basis and on a landscape scale.

Soil erosion layers (Total & Monthly) plus Rainfall erosivity (Total & Monthly), vegetation retention (Total & Monthly), soil erodibility, topographic influence and slope intercept are available for the three (3) application areas:

  • Crete island: 8,336 Km2 (Greece) - Pixel size: 300m, temporal coverage: 2011-2012.
  • Ishmi-Erzeni watershed : 2,200 Km2 (Albania) - Pixel size: 300m, temporal coverage: 2011-2012.
  • Strymonas/Struma Catchment : 14,500 Km2 (Greece / Bulgaria) - Pixel size: 300m, temporal coverage: 2003-2006.

 

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