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Henrique Marinho Leite Chaves

Coordinator, UNESCO IHP-GRAPHIC Program in Latin America & the Caribbean
Academic Degrees
Agricultural engineer (Univ. of Brasilia, 1984)
M.Sc. in Soil & Water Conservation (NSERL-USDA, Purdue University-USA, 1987)
Ph.D. in Hydrology (NSERL-USDA, Purdue University-USA, 1990)
Professional Experience
Visiting Professor of Soil Science (Federal Univ. of Parana, 1990-92)
Project Manager, World Bank BR Irrigation NE-1 (OAS, 1992-1996)
Hydrologist (Brazilian National Water Agency, 2002-2006)
Professor of Watershed Management (EFL-FT/Univ. of Brasilia, 1996-present)
Consulting Activities
IICA, OAS, UN-FAO, World Bank, US-Bureau of Reclamation, Panama Canal Authority, UNDP, UNESCO, Federal District of Brazil, Brazilian Federal Govt., The Nature Conservancy-TNC, WWF.
Over fifty scientific papers & book chapters in the area of Hydrology, Watershed Management, Erosion Modeling, & Integrated Watershed Management
Participation & Coordination in Technical Organizations / Programs
Coordinator, UNESCO IHP-GRAPHIC Program in Latin America & the Caribbean
Focal Point, UNSECO IHP-ISI Program in Brazil
Member, Brazilian Commission for International Hydrologic Programs-CONAPHI
- Gamma Sigma Delta- Honor society in Agriculture-USA (April, 1989).
- U.S. Department of AgricultureNational Soil Erosion Res. Lab (Sept., 1996).