Remote Sensing and the Coastal Management in Brazil
This paper intends to demonstrate the possibility of employing remote sensing techniques in the Brazilian Coastal Management Program (Programa Brasileiro de Gerenciamento Costeiro). It...

Reformulation Efforts for Panama City Beaches, Florida
The Panama City Beaches project was authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986. The authorized plan provides for the placement of a protective beach to elevation 4 feet...

The Development of a Coastal Water Quality Management Strategy in Ecuador
The quality of coastal waters is deteriorating in virtually every country of the world. Concerned groups and individuals in countries with scarce financial, technical and political resources...

The Economic Benefits of Hurricane and Storm Damage Reductiohn
The Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently evaluating the feasibility of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project at Panama City Beach, Florida. Under Corps...

Sponge Distribution at Arraial do Cabo, SE Brazil
Spatial and temporal distribution of shallow water sponges were studied on southeastern Brazilian rocky coasts by means of qualitative and quantitative samples made by SCUBA diving. Cluster...

Public Education and Participation: The Foundation of Success for CRM in Developing Countries
If initiatives in coastal resources management (CRM) are to succeed and be effective, not only must they be technically sound but they must be accepted as necessary, reasonable and fair....

Physical-Chemical Evaluation of Rainwater as an Indicator of Atmospheric Pollution in Some Zones of the City of Maracaibo, Venezuela
This study provided an evaluation of the presence of pollutants in the air over the City of Maracaibo by means of a physical-chemical analysis of rainwater collected in four zones of the...

Studies on Meiofauna on Rio de Janeiro Coast, Brazil
This work presents a preliminary survey of the meiofauna groups and the distribution, abundance and temporal changes of the community at Praia Vermelha (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), in July...

Cleaning North America's Beaches—Volunteers Across America Monitor the Quality of Our Coasts
The Center for Marine Conservation (CMC) has established a National Marine Debris Database to involve citizens in the collection of standardized information on marine debris. A comparison...

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...

Sediments and Quaternary Study of the Coastal Lagoon of Unare (Venezuela)
The coastal Lagoon of Unare is located in the N.E. of Venezuela (62° 12' - 65° 25' W/10° 04' - 10° 08' N), it is 26 km long and 6 km...

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...

Environmental Impact of a Power Plant: A Case From a Coastal Area in Venezuela
These are the results of a eight years study in which the ecological effects of Planta Centro power plant were assessed. Many aspects were included in this study, but we concentrate here...

A New Panama Canal?
Based upon the 1977 treaty between the United States and Panama and an exchange of diplomatic notes among Panama, Japan and United States, a trinational feasibility study is being conducted...

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...

 

 

 

 

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