Co-ordination: Juan Puigdefabregas EEZA (CSIC)
Soil erosion and conservation
Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura
Factors controlling runoff generation in semiarid areas. Hydrologic modelling and flood erosion risk assessment. Effects of soil properties and land use changes on runoff and soil erosion in degraded Mediterranean lands. Soil degradation processes and erosion modelling. Soil rehabilitation and effectiveness of soil conservation practices. Evaluation of new afforestation technologies. Impact of afforestation works on water balance and soil erosion.