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Environmental aspects and impacts of a diabase quarry in an urban area.
(In: CONFERENCIA INTERNACIONAL DE INNOVACIÓN EN MINERÍA (MININ), 2., 2006, Santiago. Proceedings... Santiago: Universidad de Chile, 2006., 2006)
Impacts of agricultural activities in remaining forest: Campinas/SP, Brazil
Forest fragmentation occurs normally in an area around the city or with high agricultural influence, such as the Forest of Quilombo that lies in Metropolitan Campinas/SP- Brazil. This forest is one such example since it ...
Open urban spaces quality: A study in a historical square in Bath - UK
The quality of open urban spaces is very important for urban vitality. Nowadays urban designers have to face the great challenge of designing urban spaces able to respond to people's need for liveable spaces. The success ...
Critical analysis of the components of inventories of Greenhouse Gases in urban water supply and sewerage
(CIBSão Paulo, 2014-09)
The concentration of population in urban areas significantly impacts the sustainability of utility systems, especially the relations between water availability and demand management, energy efficiency in urban water supply ...
Social and environmental indexes to determine the impacts of closed neighbourhoods in Brazil
São Paulo State, in Brazil, is getting increasingly crowded, like in other third world countries around the world, so should give great importance to city development. This work considered the phenomenon of closed ...
Percepção do ambiente mar pela comunidade pesqueira e a perspectiva de perpetuação da cultura e profissão de pesca
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), 2015-09-01)
Environmental awareness is a key factor in the activity of workers who depend directly on the environment for their livelihood, such as artisanal fishermen. This study aimed to report the environmental awareness of artisanal ...
Environmental diagnosis in areas with different use and occupation using the perception of diverse biological activity
In Brazil, the degradation of soil and landscape by urban and agricultural frontiers expansion leads to the need for comprehensive studies and consider the diverse biological activities generated from different interventions ...
The necessity for tailoring seasonal climate forecast in Central America for urban and coastal areas, including physics and human dimensions
(Memories of the WCRP Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean: Developing, linking, and applying climate knowledge, 2014-03)
Recent assessment analyses in Central America showed that trends in the annual number of impacts and disasters related with hydro-meteorology causes cannot be explained by climate trends only. That means that other ...