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Confrontation of Use and Land Cover in Areas of Permanent Preservation of the Hydrographic Basin of the Municipality of Rio Alegre Alegre, Espìrito Santo

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Author(s): Fernando Coelho Eugenio | Franciane L. R. de Oliveira Louzada | Alexandre Rosa dos Santos | Janine Varanda Moulin

Journal: Engenharia Ambiental : Pesquisa e Tecnologia
ISSN 1678-2178

Volume: 7;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 110;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Permanent Areas of Preservation | Geotechnologies | Land-use | Environmental Legislation

ABSTRACT
Due to the lack of studies and the constant degradation on the Permanent Areas of Preservation (APPs) for the municipal district of you Alegre – ES, this study intended to demonstrate as the use of Geotechnologies can help in an effective way the map of those areas, aiding in the understanding of the use processes. The study was accomplished in the hydrographic basin of Rio Alegre with objective of to delimit the Areas of Permanent Preservation (marginal strip, hill topl, nascent and hillsides) in the optics of the Environmental Legislation; to classify the land-use and land-cover, to identify and to analyze the conflict areas, to verify the degradation state emphasizing the importance of identifying the areas in an automatic way seeking to implant environmental projects that promote actions in search of a maintainable relationship between man and ambient in a more efficient way.
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