Theoretical Study of Artificial Nourishment on the Suape Beach, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
This paper describes the theoretical studies developed to design the artificial nourishment on Suape Beach, State of Pernambuco, Brazil. The basis concepts are briefly discussed, as well...

Managing Beach Erosion in Fortaleza, Brazil
The littoral of the metropolitan region of Fortaleza City, State of Ceara in the Northeastern part of Brazil, has suffered significant morphological changes during this century. There...

The Source of Sediments in the Neuse River Estuary: Water Quality Management Implications
Pedological evidence in alluvial floodplains of the fluvial-estuarine transition zone of the Neuse River, North Carolina, shows that very little sediment from the Piedmont headwaters of...

Traffic and Lead Pollution on Lake Maracaibo's Western Coast
This project focused on Nerium Oleander (NO) (Berberia), an ornamental plant. Chemical analyses (acid digestion and atomic absorption spectrophotometry) of the plant's tissue and the soil...

Political and Planning Actions on the Brazilian Coastal Management Program
The Brazilian Coastal Management Program is presented in two distinct phases, starting from its introduction in the country. Technical aspects of the adopted methodology development are...

Relocating Erosion-Threatened Buildings—A Study of North Carolina Housemoving
Relocation moves the existing building if it becomes threatened by erosion. Each option has its own tradeoffs - advantages and disadvantages, that should be evaluated for the particular...

An Examination of Created Marsh and Seagrass Utilization by Living Marine Resources
It is evident that the time scale required for equivalent functioning of created marsh, seagrass and oyster habitats in terms of LMR utilization is on the scale of years. Even after two...

Some Considerations About a Coastal Lagoon (RJ-Brasil) Trophic Level
The growing urban occupation in coastal areas has generated environmental disturbs such as the eutrophication of semi-enclosed water bodies. The Marapendi Lagoon, located at a fast developing...

Restoring the Beach Profile with Vegetation
Owing to the fast moving urban expansion of the city of Rio de Janeiro toward one of its most preserved coastal areas, Barra da Tijuca district, it was necessary to implement some substructure...

Management and Engineering at Araruama Lagoon, Brazil
Contrary to generalized expectations, the shores of Araruama Lagoon turned out to be abundant of examples of morphological changes, primarily due to disregard of basic coastal engineering...

A Coastal Ecosystem Management and Its Effects in a Subtropical Climate: The Conceicao Lagoon
The Conceicao Lagoon on Santa Catarina Island along the south coast of Brazil constitutes a natural and scenic resource of ecological, economic and scientific value. Due to natural and...

Policies and Programs Toward Sustainable Coastal Development in Ecuador's Special Area Management Zones: Creating Vision, Consensus, and Capacity
The Special Area Management Project was a deliberate experiment by the Government of Ecuador to find out whether the Coastal Resources Management Program, CRMP, could (1) engage local...

Institutional Cosiderations for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management of Belize
The ultimate goal of Belize's integrated coastal zone management plan is the achievement of the sustainable and diversified utilization of the coastal complex while preserving critical...

Coastal Protection Effects at Buenos Aires, Argentina
A rapid population growing and a lack of a control planing of natural coastal resources increased damage assessments. Several buildings have been carried out to obtain a shoreline stabilization...

Chlorinated Pesticide in a Fish Farming Station in the Lake Maracaibo Basin
The present evaluation of chlorinated pesticides is the result of the detection of tumors, hepatic and renal necrosis and skeletal anomalies in species of fish cultivated in artificial...

Environmental Education Program
This work originated from a proposal by the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). Oceanography Department, and Human Sciences and Social Integration Department of Colegio de Aplicacao-UERJ...

Hydrologic Recovery of Artificially-Drained Wetlands in Coastal North Carolina
The hydrologic status of three peat wetland areas was compared to test a theoretical model which suggests that loss of conveyance capacity in artificial channels allows wetlands to restore...

Heavy Metal Pollution of Santa Catarina Island, Brazil
On Santa Catarina Island, Brazil, mangrove ecosystems although considered by present legislation as 'Areas of Permanent Preservation', have been undergoing progressive elimination for...

Environments Parameters of Sediments and the Interface Sediment-Water in the Tacarigua Lagoon (Venezuela)
A study was made of the sedimentological characteristics of a lagoon bottom, and of the anions present at the sediment-water interface. For this analysis, the lagoon was divided into five...

Selecting the Optimum Dune Height for Panama City Beaches, Florida
The Panama City Beaches, Florida, study area is located in the northwest Florida panhandle between Philips Inlet and the Panama City Harbor entrance channel. Currently the area has an...

 

 

 

 

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