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Sprawling and Urban transportation system: Impacts in the city of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
After nearly 80 years since the construction of its core, represented today by the city's central area, Londrina, located in the state of Parana, has the appearance of a new city but its features and trends of planning ...
Environmental impacts of urban sprawl in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil
Public policies encouraging the insertion of large industrial and commercial developments near highways, associated to exclusionary housing policies, have shaped over the past decades a new urbanization phenomenon; the ...
Glyphosate in Urban Rivers: Environmental and Health Impacts
(External Scientific Advisory Committe (ESAC), 2012)
Evaluation of neighborhood impacts caused by companies of the high-tech industrial cluster of São Carlos, SP, Brazil
The purpose of this study was to develop a methodology for evaluating neighborhood impacts using a Geographic Information System (GIS) and to apply the procedures to the companies of the High-Technology Industrial Cluster ...
Monitoring the Climate Change Impacts of Urban Agriculture in Rosario, Argentina
(Koninklijke BDU, 2014-08)
As the world population in cities has surpassed that of rural areas, urban and periurban agricul-ture (UPA) can become an important strategy, not only to feed the people, but also to mitigate climate change. In the city ...
Metals and limnological variables in an urban reservoir: compartmentalization and identification of potential impacted areas
Reservoirs in urban areas are used for different purposes and are liable to different types of pressures that can cause the loss of chemical and biological quality, hence diminishing their ecological, economic, and cultural ...