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Environmental education and the health risk question: how do we educate the educators working with this theme?
(Wit Press/computational Mechanics Publications, 2007-01-01)
Our society is presently seeing a trend of continuous increase of risk with severe consequences, especially those linked to environmental aspects. It has obligated us to reflect on this production and its effects, either ...
An hydrochemical answer to a legislative demand involving health risk related to water quality
Effluents and surface waters around an area involved with the inking of tissues at Itatiba municipality, São Paulo State, Brazil, were chemically analyzed with the purpose of evaluating the influence on the water quality ...
Influence of the vinasse application in sugar cane fields in Patrocínio Paulista, São Paulo State, Brazil
This investigation was carried out in Patrocínio Paulista municipality, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Sugarcane has been extensively cultivated in the area in order to be utilized by the sugar and ethanol ...
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 ...
The effects of soil pollution and its relation with morbidity in shoreline areas
Soil and subsoil pollution is not only significant in terms of environmental loss, but also a matter of environmental and public health. Solid, liquid and gaseous residues are the major soil contamination agents. They ...
GIS_EM (Geographic information system for environmental monitoring) - A software implemented at Paulínia refinery (REPLAN) for management of environmental data
The computational program called GIS_EM (Geographic Information System for Environmental Monitoring), a software devised to manage geographic information for monitoring soil, surface, and ground water, developed for use ...
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Assessing Dental Health
(MOLECULAR DIVERSITY PRESERVATION INTERNATIONAL-MDPISuiça, 2010)
The licensing of a laboratory for manipulating radionuclides in Brazil
Radionuclides take a major role in guidelines of environmental agencies/national organizations of countries worldwide. In Brazil, CNEN-Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear is responsible for managing all subjects related ...
Extreme Environmental Heat Stress in Costa Rica
Five years of meteorological records were manually tabulated and analyzed for the estimation of the maximum WBGT (an environmental heat stress index) values that could be expected at different times of the day in three ...
Mercury in Amazonian fish from Madeira River basin, Rondonia state, Brazil
(Wit Press, 2005-01-01)
This investigation was carried out at the Madeira River basin, located in the state of Rondonia, Brazilian Amazon. Fish from Madeira, Jaciparana, and Jamari rivers between 7 and 11 degrees parallels south and between 62 ...