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Author: Avacir Casanova Andrello

The presence of unsaturated flow in tropical lateritic soils of unknown hydromechanical behavior may lead to severe geotechnical problems. It is known that soil-water characteristic curves (SWCC) are a valuable tool to define this behavior and facilitate the suction estimation, acting on tests performed with no control of such parameter. This article ai...

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Erosion is the most harmful form of soil degradation, it affects plants’ productivity and causes severe environmental damage, such as sediment accumulation and pollution of water sources. With the purpose of obtaining significant information about losses and soil deposition on the Rio das Ondas basin, a study of the losses caused by erosion by...

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