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    Abstract - Issue Apr Supplement 2012, 33 (2)                                     Back


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Environmental assessment of the area surrounding Dam Rio Verde Ė

Parana/Brazil.An overview of environmental geomorphology

 

Author Details

 

Claudia Moreira Garcia (Corresponding author)

Federal University of the ParanŠ, 466, Curitiba - ParanŠ, Brazil

e-mail: claudia_moreiragarcia@yahoo.com.br

Beatriz Rodrigues Carrijo

Federal University of the ParanŠ, 466, Curitiba - ParanŠ,Brazil

Gisele Sessegolo

Federal University of the ParanŠ, 466, Curitiba - ParanŠ, Brazil

Everton Passos

Federal University of Parana, 466, Curitiba - ParanŠ, Brazil

 

Publication Data

Paper received:

25 October 2011

 

Revised received:

05 July 2011

 

Accepted:

30 July 2011

 

Abstract

This paper presents a brief essay on the situation in which the environment of the dam of the Rio Verde Basin- ParanŠ, from the vision of environmental geomorphology. The area is located between the cities of Campo Magro and Campo Largo, ParanŠ plateau in the first part of the Alto IguaÁu basin. This study aims to raise the concepts relating to environmental geomorphology, to identify the anthropogenic impacts caused in the reservoir areas, identify the environmental compartments found around the dam and characterize the geologic and physiographic region. It was found that the area has intense anthropogenic influence, as urban growth is present in areas and wavy and rough terrain, subject to mass movements and floods. Besides these aspects, the use of land for agriculture contributes to fragility of the area.

 

Key words

Environmental geomorphology, Dam, Human influence, Rio Verde-Parana

 

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