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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Recent Erosion in the Stable Ipanema-Leblon Beach in Rio De Janeiro
This paper presents the findings of a diagnostic study contracted by the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro, concerning beach erosion problems. It first reviews the problem and existing data....

Interstate Water Management: Implications of Recent Virgina/North Carolina Conflicts
Attempts to expand the public water supply of the urbanized southeastern corner of Virginia by transferring water from an interstate river flowing from Virginia into North Carolina has...

Exceedance of Allowable Velocity in Bank Stability
The authors have developed a method to account for flow duration in the application of the allowable velocity method through comparison with observed bank instabilities on a river system....

Stochastic Modeling and Generation of Droughts
Stochastic simulation was used for deriving drought properties of the Poudre River, Colorado and the Red River, North Dakota. The autoregressive moving average (ARMA) model and a threshold...

Incremental Damage Assessment (IDA) For Lake Darling Dam
An Incremental Damage Assessment (IDA) has been completed for Lake Darling Dam, located on the Souris River, near Minot, North Dakota [1]. The IDA has indicated that a reduction in flood...

 

 

 

 

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