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The Forest Hydrology Laboratory (LHF) aims to contribute to the understanding of the relationship between forests and water and how forest management can influence these relationships. Therefore, conducts studies to identify the effects of forestry activities on the hydrological functioning of watersheds. These studies also involve monitoring and improvement of hydrological indicators that serve as reference in the search for good management.
forest hydrology; Hydrology of catchments; Monitoring quantitative indicators (water balance) and qualitative (physical, chemical and biological) in watersheds; Nutrient cycling; hydrologic modeling; Forest management planning based on the concept of watershed; Mapping and identification of hydrological functions of riparian areas.