Silting


Updated on 13/07/2018
Définition
Sens technique

Deposit of fine particles in the interstices of a porous medium (soil) with the effect of decreasing its permeability. The intensity of silting can be variable: "Nil" if there is no silting, "Low" if there is partial silting on one type of substrate alone (gravel, sand), "Medium" if the silting does not affect all habitats or "High" if the silting is widespread.

Source
According to AFB
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.