A Model for Evaluating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Exploration Plans
The North Carolina OCS Office in consultation with emergency response planning & management (erp&m) developed evaluation matrices for use in evaluating the adequacy and...

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...

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...

An Update to CoastWatch—NOAA's New Capability for the Coastal Ocean
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) CoastWatch project was initiated in August 1988 in response to a red tide event off the North Carolina coast....

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...

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)....

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...

Rip Currents: Human Impact and Forecastibility
Annually, a large number of people in the United States drown in the surf zone. This study determines the number of surf drownings each year, mainly in Dade and Broward counties of southeast...

Shoreface Connected Ridges Along the Dutch Coast
Quasi-synoptic current measurements were obtained across the Dutch shoreface connected ridges using an acoustic Doppler current profiler. The measurements are used to evaluate the role...

Quantifying Mud Exchange Between the Eastern Scheldt Tidal Basin and the North Sea
Net transport of sediment < 53 μm through the mouth of the Eastern Scheldt has been quantified. Combination of data on spatial and temporal variability shows that incertainties...

Equilibrium Profile of a Beach with Varying Grain Size
The classical concave equilibrium profile shape proposed by Bruun (1954) and Dean (1977) is modified to incorporate a varying grain size across-shore. On most beaches the median grain...

Net Late Holocene Emergence Despite Earthquake-Induced Submergence, South-Central Chile
Intertidal deposits show net late Holocene emergence along the Pacific coast near Maullin and Carelmapu, Chile (latitude 41.6°-41.7°S). The maximum amount of net emergence is about 1 m...

The Stratigraphic Record of Oxygen Isotope Stage 5 on the Maryland Inner Shelf
Present knowledge of Holocene transgressive coastal/shelf systems, while extensive, cannot directly address the effects and consequences of an extended period of relatively high sea levels...

Coastal Impacts of Hurricane Hugo
During the early morning hours of 22 September 1989, Hurricane Hugo made landfall on the South Carolina Coast. Hugo was a Category 4 hurricane at time of landfall with estimated maximum...

 

 

 

 

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