How does rainfall cause soil erosion?


How does rainfall cause soil erosion?

Rain and Soil Erosion:

Erosion is a process, really many processes, that contribute to the formation of soil and transport of that soil from one location to another. Among these types of erosion are wind, chemical, mechanical, water/rain, and glacial erosion with many sub-types in each area depending on how the particular erosion is taking place.

Answer and Explanation:

Rainfall can manifest soil erosion through multiple processes. Most rain is slightly acidic so soil chemistry can be impacted causing larger soil...

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What is Soil Erosion? - Definition and Causes

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