Program for Fisheries Management and Environment Monitoring of Exclusive Economic Zone RJ - Brasil
The brazilian EEZ represents a challenge to management since it has heterogeneous oceanographical and coastal conditions. Modelling and planning made for a rich country could be extremely...

Environmental Impact on Sepetiba Beach
This paper describes the erosive and sedimentary processes which have been causing damage to the most important beach on Sepetiba Bay in Brazil. Remote sensing techniques and data obtained...

Coastal Management and Sea Level Rise in Recife, Brazil
This article presents a review of previous studies about the environment in Recife, the historical development of the city, and the programs currently in progress with regard to coastal...

A Methodology for Coastal Monitoring
This paper sumarizes the routines which will be applied in order to create a methodology that will orient the 2nd phase of the Coastal Management Program in Brasil. The 1st phase, the...

Studies of Zooplankton Near the Nuclear Power Plant—Angra I. Preoperational Conditions (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
The plankton from marine bays on the coast of Rio de Janeiro State has been poorly studies, and little information is available about Ilha Grande and Sepetiba Bays and Guanabara Bay. This...

Evolution (1980-1990) of Ammonia and Dissolved Oxygen in Guanabara Bay, RJ, Brazil
The UFRJ is located on an island of Guanabara Bay and the Institute of Biology has been developing systematic studies on the bay. A synthesis of these studies and their different methodologies...

Classification Based on Coliform Counts of Coastal Waters in Metropolitan Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is a municipality with approximately 8.7 million inhabitants that produce about 470 tons of sewage per day, of which only 64 receive treatment or are released through a...

Microbial Quality of the Mussel Perna perna (Linne, 1758) Extracted from Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Guanabara bay is an estuarine complex in the state of Rio de Janeiro with 12 cities including Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi on its shores. It has a hidrographic basin of 4000 Km2...

Ecological Studies at Espirito Santo Bay—Brazil Zooplankton Communities
Espirito Santo Bay is a coastal-tropical system, with strong water renovation cycle, which in turn adequate conditions to the development of many planktonic species (Bonecker et al., 1989)....

Integrated Coastal Resources Management in Grumari-Guaratiba-Marambaia Complex, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
It is initially presented a brief physical description of the coastal region in question, which is situated at the eastern end of the Sepetiba Coastal plain on the Southern coast of Rio...

Rio de Janeiro Coastal Zone Education Program
Researches and studies made by the Department of Oceanography of the Institute of Geoscience of the State University of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ, evidenced the need for educational support...

Adopted Drip Irrigation Technology for Developing Countries
Two low cost drip irrigation systems are presented. Even though the uniformity of these systems is not as high as the conventional drip systems, the initial and operating costs of the...

Probabilistic Assessment of Wind Loading For Structural Analysis
Records of extreme annual gust velocities from 11 weather stations in central-southern Brazil, classified according to orientation (octants) and type of storm (TS and EPS winds), result...

Reliability of Overhead Transmission Lines Subjected to Wind Action
The probability distribution of the strength of steel towers used in transmission lines, due to wind excitation, is evaluated on the basis of test results of 72 towers of various designs,...

Littoral Drift Along Some Beaches in Brasil

The Coastal Management Program in Brazil
As a proposal to guide the rational utilization of coastal resources, the Brazilian government established the National Coastal Zone Management Plan (PNGC), according to the Federal Law...

Environmental Economic factors of the Southern Brazilian Coast
The goal of this study is a large-scale synthesis of the ecological and economic characteristics of the Southern Brazilian Coast. The coastal area is formed by a watershed, a lagoon, and...

Input Management: A Proposal for the Largest Coastal Lagoon in Brazil
Principles of General System Theory and Energy Analysis are used to study the best management technique al Lagoa dos Patos (in southern Brazil), including its watershed and contiguous...

Low Cost Wave Measurement Program
This paper addresses some problems related to a wave measurement program in the coast emphasizing costs, environmental hazards and technological problems. Subjects covered include coastal...

The Coastline of Rio De Janeiro From a Coastal Engineering Point of View
The Ocean Engineering Department of COPPE/UFRJ started in early 1988 a project called 'Littoral Rio', in order to make an assessment of coastal engineering problems...

 

 

 

 

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