TeachMeFinance.com - explain Sediment yield
Sediment yield The term 'Sediment yield' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' Amount of mineral or organic soil material that is in suspension, is being transported, or has been moved from its site of origin. The portion of eroded material that does travel through the drainage network to a downstream measuring or control point. The dry weight of sediment per unit volume of water-sediment mixture in place, or the ratio of the dry weight of sediment to the total weight of water-sediment mixture in a sample or a unit volume of the mixture'.
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