# Questions tagged [rusle]

RUSLE is an acronym for the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation; a mathematical model that estimates rates of soil erosion caused by rainfall and associated overland flow.

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### How to write Con expression in Raster Calculator

I want to calculate S factor for USLE model when I tried to run my expression, I met a problem. Con("Slope_Fill_sl" <=5 ,10.8*Sin("Slope_Fill_sl" +0.03 ) Can anyone tell me which part I did wrong？...
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### arcpy: RUSLE S value - Set null in raster is not setting values to null

I have a slope raster spatial dataset and want to calculate the RUSLE equation's S value. The challenge is that for values with slope gradient <= 9% I have to apply the following equation: S = 10....
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### RUSLE - LS - Factor - “Catchment Area”

Regarding to the SAGA GIS LS Factor module (http://www.saga-gis.org/saga_tool_doc/2.2.0/ta_hydrology_22.html), how should be executed the option with the "Desmet & Govers (1996)" method? Despite ...
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### RUSLE - LS - Factor [closed]

Regarding slope lenght, DESMET & GOVERS (1996) based: the following equation used in the LS factor SAGA GIS module (URL: https://sourceforge.net/p/saga-gis/code/ci/master/tree/saga-gis/src/tools/...
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### How to create C factor (RUSLE) map by using NDVI values?

I have a basic knowledge of GIS and ArcGIS sofware and I need to generate C factor (cover management factor of RUSLE) by using NDVI values. I know there is an exp formula but I don't know the steps to ...
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### LS Factor in SAGA (slope units)

In which units do I have to calculate Slope to use as an input for the LS Factor tool in SAGA (degrees, %, radians)? I couldn't find anything in the documentation.
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### Error while using raster calculator in model builder

I am trying to use the model builder for the RUSLE Model. Well this is how the model looks like: So in the raster calculator I have a formula which also involves the rasters generated in the model. ...
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### LS factor for RUSLE

I am working to estimate soil loss, and for that I am using the RUSLE model. Now I am preparing the LS factor using: LS=(flow*cell size/22.1)m * (sin slope x 0.01745/0.0896)1.3 The raster command ...
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### Statistical comparison between different rasters using R?

I need to compare, statistically, different rasters with a pattern raster (in this case a Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) raster). I used different methods to calculate the environment ...