Argentine Deltas Morphology
Only two deltas are located along the Argentine coast, both of them at Buenos Aires state. The northern one is the Parana Delta at the Rio de La Plata estuary (34.99' Lat. Sur) and the...

The Sea Sentinels Project: Watching Waves in Brazil
This paper presents the first results of the Sea Sentinels-a project for monitoring nearshore wave conditions in Brazil by means of visual observations. The observation techniques used...

Sandy Beach Restoration in Heavily Populated Areas
Urban coastal areas are marked by several conflicts between its use and the conservation of its use and the conservation of its natural features. The Rio de Janeiro State University -...

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...

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...

Dock Master Planning in Coastal South Carolina
The rising population of coastal South Carolina has lead to an increasing demand for water access structures such as private docks. In order to comprehensively review the impacts of large...

Challenges for Coastal Resources Management in the Cheonsu Bay, The Republic of Korea
Under the development-oriented national policy on coastal zone uses, the current institutional arrangements of Korea cannot provide an integrated way. Thus the management efforts often...

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...

Institutional Prospects in Managing Coastal Environmental Conservation Units in Paran√° State, Brazil

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...

DUNECARE: Healing the Coast
DUNECARE is active community participation in environmental restoration. This document reports on the operation of the DUNECARE programme in coastal New South Wales, Australia. A Model...

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...

The Coastal Pesticide Advisory Committee: A Success Story in Environmental Planning

 

 

 

 

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