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Table 2 The maximum depth and spatial extent of erosion after deterioration tests

From: A controlled field experiment to investigate the deterioration of earthen heritage by wind and rain

Condition applied to test area Maximum depth of erosion (mm) Area covered by erosion in mm2 and as a percentage of total area (blue areas in Fig. 4)
Clean wind for 5 min at the speed of (m/s)
 12 6.49 228 (0.6%)
 17 7.90 316 (0.8%)
 25 10.69 292 (0.7%)
Laden sediment wind 80 g/min for 5 min at the speed of (m/s)
 12 4.29 1132 (2.8%)
 15 11.00 1804 (4.5%)
 17 11.00 3576 (8.9%)
Rainfall at 0.2 L/min for (s)
 20 9.24 768 (1.9%)
 60 10.62 3956 (9.8%)
 120 11.20 7276 (18.2%)