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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.16  Manaus  1986 


The interception process in tropical rain forests: a literature review and critique (*).

R. T. Clarke** 

**Institute of Hydrology Wallingford, Oxford, England.


A review of the literature on measurements of rain water interception processes by forests is made. Information on Africa, Central and South America, and Asia is given. A general analysis is made and the need to further the measurements under field conditions is stressed.


É feita uma revisão de literatura sobre medidas de processos de intercepção água da chuva por florestas. São apresentadas informações da África, da América Central e do Sul, e da Ásia. É feita uma análise geral e são mostradas as necessidades de aprofundamento de medidas em condição de campo.

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