Selection of Marine Bioindicators for Monitoring Radioactive Wastes Released from Nuclear Power Plants
The Brazilian Nuclear Program comprises the Angra I Nuclear Power Plant, in operational tests; the Angra II Nuclear Power Plant, under construction, expected to be completed in 1992; and...

Status of the Spiny Lobster (Crustacea: Palinuridae) Stocks Off Northeast Brazil in Relation to Fishing Effort and Environmental Conditions
Conditions for the development of relatively abundant populations of spiny lobsters of genus Panulirus, mainly P. argus and P. laevicauda, off Northeast Brazil are consistent with hydrologically...

Coastal Zone Planning
The first objective of this methodology is to provide a feasible and practical tool to identify the potentialities of the coastal zone. The coastal environment constitutes a fragile, little...

The Geographical Information System of the Brazilian Coastal Management Program
The paper discusses the coastal management program presents; and two modules which are intimately associated and integrated with the system of geoenvironment information: the Zoning and...

Fouling and Wood-Boring Communities Distribution on the Coast of Rio De Janeiro
The paper reports on a study of the dynamics of fouling communities and the distribution of wood-boring organisms along the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which was motivated by the...

The Coastline Between Rio De Janeiro and Cabo Frio
The coastline between Rio de Janeiro and Cabo Frio is characterized by successive long beach arcs, oriented in the East-West direction. The beaches are separated by rocky headlands resulting...

Hydrobiological Characterization of Guanabara Bay
Guanabara Bay forms an ecological unity with serious environmental problems derived from an accelerated and unorganized process of urbanization without the necessary support. The UFRJ/Institute...

Vertical Distribution of Barnacles of the Intertidal Rocky Shores of Guanabara Bay, RJ, Brazil
This paper aims to give a quantitative analysis, using the belt-transect method, to describe the Balanomorpha species vertical zonation models of the intertidal in the rocky beaches of...

Environmental Impact of the Stranding of a Freighter Ship in the Parque Nacional Marinho Dos Abrolhos, Bahia, Brazil
The Abrolhos Marine National Park was created by presidential decree no. 88,218 of April 6, 1983 encompassing two distinct areas of the southern coast of the State of Bahia, Brazil, with...

Management of Fisheries in the State of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
To improve the interdisciplinary knowledge and to subdivide the problem in bio-ecological sectors, international committees recommend the development of integrated evaluation groups. On...

Importance, Establishment and Management Plan of the Parque Nacional Marinhos Dos Abrolhos, Brazil
On April 6th, 1983, the 'Parque Nacional Marinho dos Abrolhos' (PARNA) was created by a decree of the Brazilian Presidency. The PARNA was established with two...

An Analytical Synoptic-Dynamic Study About the Severe Weather Event Over the City of Rio De Janeiro on January 2, 1987
The paper reviews the synoptic parameters that lead to the severe weather occurred on January 2, 1987 over the city of Rio de Janeiro. The pattern of this weather was reported on the newspapers...

In Situ Determinations of Dispersion and Transport Parameters at Piraquara De Fora (RJ)—Brazil, With Help of a Fluorescent Dye Tracer
This paper deals with 'in situ' determinations of the transport and dispersion parameters at Piraquara de Fora cove, near the site where the first Brazilian nuclear...

Tourism Versus Conservation in Fernando De Noronha Island, Brazil
Conscious of the problems created by tourism expansion and searching for a definition of the uses compatible to the restoration and the maintenance of ecological equilibrium, the previous...

Environment Exploitation by Prehistorical Population of Rio De Janeiro
The specific purpose of this project was to establish the cultural contexts in the area being studied as well as to define the mechanisms of environmental manipulation that were employed...

Impact on a Primitive Fishing Community in Maricá County, Caused by Urbanization
The fishing communities studied in this paper, although influenced by the more important urban growth movement of the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, have reacted in a different manner to...

Heavy Metals Pollution Monitoring Through the Critical Pathways Analysis: The Sepetiba Bay Case
The methodology of the critical pathway analysis has been widely employed to monitor the environmental impact of nuclear power plants in the aquatic environment. This methodology has been...

Geocosta Operations—A Program of Oceanographic Expeditions for the Brazilian Inner Shelf
In July 1979, a new expedition was conducted with the R.V. Almirate Camara, in the same area as GEOMAR X, with the following purposes: surveying profiles with side scan sonar and conducting...

Environmental Evaluation of the Coastal Area of Marciá District: A Methodological Essay
This paper is part of an integrated study of the coastal environment of the county of Marica, Rio de Janeiro, where the environmental alterations of the urban expansion phenomenon were...

The Paraíba Do Sul Retrogradation and the Atafona Environmental Impact
This study is an attempt to explain the event which is presently occurring at the mouth of the Paraiba do Sul river and is causing a negative socio-economic impact on the Atafona population....

 

 

 

 

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