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Economia e corte de madeira no litoral norte paulista no início do século XIX; Economy and cut wood in the north coast of São Paulo at the beginning of the XIXth century

Basso, Leandro
Fonte: Biblioteca Digitais de Teses e Dissertações da USP Publicador: Biblioteca Digitais de Teses e Dissertações da USP
Tipo: Dissertação de Mestrado Formato: application/pdf
Publicado em 05/09/2008 PT
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O litoral norte paulista, no fim do século XVIII, tem a produção do açúcar e aguardente como os principais produtos exportados aos portos do Rio de Janeiro e de Santos através da navegação de cabotagem. O café aparece na região logo nos primeiros anos do século XIX, e torna-se dentro de dez anos o maior produto agrícola a ser exportado pelas vilas do litoral norte paulista. A região sofre com duas restrições comerciais do governo paulista que visava desenvolver a agricultura na província, em finais do século XVIII e início do XIX, o que marcará a decadência da produção açucareira e de aguardente. O potencial econômico da região só é retomado alguns anos depois com a produção cafeeira, o que eleva o número da população livre, o contingente escravo, e também, a posse média dos proprietários de cativos. O crescente econômico da região se apresenta até meados da primeira metade do século XIX, entrando a seguir em um declínio econômico acentuado devido à concorrência do café de outras regiões próximas, que detinham maior potencialidade de produção e distribuição. No início do século XIX a região também se dedicou a outras atividades comerciais como a pesca de baleias e o corte venda de madeiras de alto valor comercial empregada na construção naval. A decadência econômica do litoral norte paulista só tem fim com a descoberta pelo turismo e um novo planejamento econômico nacional no início da segunda metade do século XX.; The north coast of São Paulo...

Wave refraction and longshore transport patterns along the southern Santa Catarina coast

Siegle,Eduardo; Asp,Nils Edvin
Fonte: Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto Oceanográfico Publicador: Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto Oceanográfico
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
Publicado em 01/06/2007 EN
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Based on the wave climate for the southern Brazilian coast, wave refraction has been modelled in order to obtain the refracted wave heights and directions along the southern Santa Catarina coast, providing the needed information for potential longshore drift estimates. According to its coastline orientation, different sectors of the coast present varying longshore drift patterns. Estimates have been made for the yearly-averaged wave climate as well as for each season, showing thereby the longshore drift patterns along the year. Based on the results of the potential longshore drift intensities and directions and on the shoreline outline in plan, it has been possible to identify a strongly drift-dominated coast in the south turning to a mixed drift and swash dominated coast towards the north of the studied area. Contrasting patterns of longshore drift between the southern and northern portion of the coastline indicate a sediment surplus in the central portion, making sediment available for cross-shore transport processes, either on- or offshore. Considering long-term aspects, the longshore drift patterns are in agreement with the coastal infilling process which has mainly been driven by persistent surplus from littoral sediment drift.

Provenance, transport and composition of Dendê Coast beach sands in Bahia, central coast of Brazil

Rebouças,Renata Cardia; Dominguez,José Maria Landim; Bittencourt,Abílio Carlos da Silva Pinto
Fonte: Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto Oceanográfico Publicador: Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto Oceanográfico
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
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The great physiographic diversity of the Dendê Coast favors the production of different beach sediment types, including bioclastic components. In this study 74 beach samples collected at 2 km intervals were used to evaluate beach sediment composition. For each sample, 300 grains were identified for each grain size class coarser than 0.125 mm, using a binocular microscope. The beach sediments of the Dendê Coast are essentially siliciclastic (80-100%). Quartz is the major component (70-100%). Only at the Tinharé and Boipeba islands bioclasts are major components of beach sands reaching up to 80-100%. These sediments are made up essentially of fragments of Halimeda, reaching percentages up to 70%. Coralline algae and mollusks also contribute significantly to these sediments (up to 30%). The results obtained show that the spatial distribution of the bioclastic components provide important information on the environmental conditions present at the shoreline (energy levels, availability of hard substrates and protected areas, pattern of sediment dispersion) and on the sediment sources as well. The composition of the beach sediments on the Dendê Coast reflects the present day environmental conditions and show that these sediments do not experience significant lateral transport. This situation is favored by an impeded longshore transport that characterizes most of the region. Although...

A history of the harbor defenses of San Juan, P.R., under Spain, 1509-1898: including a brief history of artillery and a guide to the ancient fortifications

United States Army. Puerto Rico Coast Artillery Command.; Hoyt, Edward Albert , 1913- (editor) ( Contributor )
Fonte: pr: Antilles Coast Artillery Command; pr: Antilles Coast Artillery Command Publicador: pr: Antilles Coast Artillery Command; pr: Antilles Coast Artillery Command
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: print
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prepared at the Puerto Rico Coast Artillery Command [by Edward A. Hoyt]; Includes bibliographic references and index.

United States--Gulf coast, Habana to Tampa Bay; Habana to Tampa Bay

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Fonte: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey ( Washington D.C ) Publicador: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey ( Washington D.C )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map : col. ; 107 x 72 cm.
Publicado em //1938 ENGLISH
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Depths shown by isolines and soundings.; "Soundings in fathoms at mean low water".; "For offshore navigation only".; Published Mar. 1933; reissued July 1938.; "Lights, beacons, buoys and dangers corrected for information received to date of issue".; Orientation compass shown at 4 points.; No. 1113.; (Funding) Circular (Florida Cooperative Extension Service) ;; (Statement of Responsibility) by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Quantitative and qualitative effectiveness dimensions of the U.S. Coast Guard recruiting program; NA

Johnson, Harvey E.
Fonte: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School Publicador: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: 113 p.
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Distinguished Alumni Award Program author. VADM Harvey E. Johnson, Jr., USCG (Ret) (Presented 11 May 06); Recognizing that earlier this year the Coast Guard's level of awareness was elevated with regard to deficiencies in the basic skill and knowledge requirements, the purpose of this thesis is to identify the recruiting program, from among the many alternatives, as having the greatest potential for effectively evaluating and controlling the quality dimension. This thesis will explore the concept of recruiting effectiveness as it can be defined in terms of quantity AND quality within the Coast Guard recruiting program. The Coast Guard recruiting program has generated considerable expertise and efficiency at operating within the quantity dimension. Therefore, this thesis will focus attention upon the quality dimension as it relates to, and can be manipulated by, the recruiting organization. The specific elements of the recruiting program having potential to impact effectiveness through quality will be identified and evaluated in light of current research. Recommendations concerning those elements and their usefulness in the evaluation and control of the quality and quantity dimensions will be offered with the intention of improving the Coast Guard's responsiveness to evolving quality demands. (Author); http://www.archive.org/details/quantitativequal00john; NA; NA; U.S. Coast Guard (U.S.C.G.) author.

Satellite communications for Coast Guard homeland defense

Campen, Andrew.; Clarke, Kurt
Fonte: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School Publicador: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: xxii, 157 p. : ill. ;
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Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited; The Coast Guard has developed a C4ISR infrastructure ashore to aid personnel in decision making, job performance, and information exchange, but in doing so they have neglected their most important asset; the afloat community. In an effort to explore and find a wireless connectivity solution for CG cutters, the authors examined the requirements for solutions in the area of commercial satellite connectivity. This connection is necessary for USCG afloat assets to access vital maritime, law enforcement, and Fisheries databases maintained ashore, as well as to keep those ashore informed of mission status. This connection also allows cutters to connect to CGDN+ and the Internet, improving both morale and personnel administration issues (leave, medical records, training, assignment process, etc.) With the technologies now available, the USCG must identify which solutions can best be utilized with respect to bandwidth, security, cost, equipment installation requirements, durability, and range. Primarily our research dissects Qualcomm's Globalstar satellite options, INMARSAT and capacity expander (ICE) technology, and current Navy INMARSAT technology solutions. The authors have identified technological limitations and proper requirement analysis techniques that will aid in future Coast Guard evaluations of these extremely high cost wireless networks. Finally...

Building consensus for strategic planning and implementation for Coast Guard law enforcement

Holmgren, Jeffrey D.; Dolan, James R.
Fonte: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School Publicador: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: 116 p.
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Approved for public release: distribution is unlimited.; This thesis examines the strategic planning and implementation process within the law enforcement missions of the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard is a unique federal agency for several reasons. Unlike many federal agencies, it has numerous missions that are not closely related. Coast Guard units are located throughout the United States and the world. There are various other political and organizational pressures that confront the Coast Guard leadership. This thesis looks at the Coast Guard law enforcement organization with an eye towards the changing dynamics that must be dealt with in strategic planning, including the various pressures that specifically affect the Coast Guard's law enforcement mission. Field interviews were conducted to identify themes and problems that relate to law enforcement strategic planning for law enforcement missions. Additionally, a survey was developed based on theme constructs, which was used for quantitative analysis and model development. Based on a literature review, qualitative analysis, model review, qualitative analysis, we then detail conclusions and recommendations that may improve strategic planning for the law enforcement mission within the Coast Guard and can be applied to many organizations that face multiple missions in a complex environment...

Coast Guard strategic management: law enforcement in the 1990s

Kelley, Brian D.
Fonte: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School Publicador: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: vi, 91 p. ill.
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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.; The purpose fo this study is to examine how the United States Coast Guard develops and manages its law enforcement mission. The author analyzes the Coast Guard's strategy development in its maritime law enforcement mission. Specifically, the thesis starts with a review of the strategy concept and attempts to answer what strategy is, what a strategist is, and what is strategic planning. Secondly, this study cites four factors (the original culture, public opinion, the law enforcement mission role, and expectations) that will significantly influence Coast Guard law enforcement strategy in the 1990s. Finally, the author addresses the current Coast Guard law enforcement strategy from its formulation to its execution.; Lieutenant, United States Navy

A comparative analysis of Total Quality Management and compliance inspections as the control mechanism for the Coast Guard's afloat centralized supply system

Atkins, Vincent B.; Thien, Robert S.
Fonte: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School Publicador: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: 200 p.
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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited; This thesis examines the Cost Guard's current compliance-oriented inspections and considers Total Quality Management (TQM) as an alternative control mechanism aboard the Coast Guard's High Endurance Cutters. This cooperative analysis is based on a review of applicable literature and data gained through field interviews. The Coast Guard's use of an overlay structure to increase innovation is analyzed. Research on parallel learning structures suggests that questions remain about the impact such structures may have on transforming Coast Guard culture. A comparative analysis is used to weigh the merits of compliance systems and the self-control mechanisms of The Quality Advantage, the Coast Guard variant of TQM. A basic model of control serves as a framework for comparison. Significant differences in philosophy, control processes, and results are noted. The major goals of organizational efficiency and innovativeness are impacted differently by the two systems.; http://archive.org/details/comparativeanaly00atki; Lieutenant, United States Coast Guard; Captain, United States Marine Corps

Middle eastern tourists and Gold Coast residents: addressing the cultural challenges

Mcintyre, Jennifer
Fonte: Universidade Nacional da Austrália Publicador: Universidade Nacional da Austrália
Tipo: Relatório
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Tourism is one of the world's largest industries. Technology in communications and transport combined with economic changes has increased the pace and efficiency of travel ensuring no region of the world is unaffected. Tourism is not a new industry, however today's unprecedented level of globalisation has increased its reaches and its potential. The Gold Coast has a long history of tourism. But it is not enough to rely on existing tourism markets in the hope they will continue. The highly competitive nature of tourism globally means outstanding physical attractions and pre-existing tourism structures are no longer enough to ensure tourists will continue to patronise this region. Despite the huge economic importance of tourism to the Gold Coast, the wavering figures from the past few years reveals the continued importance of attracting both old and new markets. The Middle Eastern market has the potential to reinvigorate Gold Coast tourism. Visitors from this region stay for long periods, spend large amounts of money and consider the Gold Coast the prime destination in Queensland. However the economic benefits cannot be isolated from the social impacts and Gold Coast residents are wary about the presence of Arab-Islamic tourists in particular. This is not surprising when one considers the geopolitical climate following the September 11 attacks on the United States. Australian society generally has been more security conscious and more fearful of what is seen as difference. Terrorists misappropriating the name of Islam have affected the Australian value of tolerance and the Gold Coast is no exception. A survey conducted in 2001...

Cholinesterase and glutathione S-transferase activities of three mollusc species from the NW Portuguese coast in relation to the 'Prestige' oil spill

Tim-Tim, ALS; Morgado, F; Moreira, S; Rangel, R; Nogueira, AJA; Soares, AMVM; Guilhermino, L
Fonte: Elsevier Publicador: Elsevier
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica
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In November 2002, the tanker 'Prestige' released about 19,000 tonnes of a heavy fuel oil (no. 6) before sinking with about 58,000 tonnes of its cargo, 135 miles from Cabo Finisterra (Spain). A considerable part of the released fuel oil reached the Galician coast, causing a heavy black tide and an ecological disaster. Although the black tide did not reach the NW coast of Portugal, it is possible that some of the fuel oil or its components also arrived to this area directly through the sea water and/or indirectly through the food chain. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate possible changes in two widely used biomarkers, the activity of the enzymes cholinesterases (ChE) and glutathione S-transferases (GST), of three molluscs (Mytilus galloprovincialis, Nucella lapillus and Monodonta lineata) from wild populations of the NW Portuguese coast in relation to the 'Prestige' oil spill. Molluscs were collected seasonally before (autumn 2002) and after (winter 2002/2003), spring and summer 2003) the oil spill at several sites along the Portuguese NW coast. Enzymatic activities determined before the accident were compared with those determined at different times after the oil spill taking into consideration abiotic factors. Information from different parameters was integrated by Redundancy Analysis and Principal Response Curves (PRC). Results show that GST and ChE activities were influenced by abiotic factors. Despite this influence...

United States--Gulf coast, Florida, Chatham River to Clam Pass; Chatham River to Clam Pass

United States Coast Survey
Fonte: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Coast Survey ( Washington D.C ); FAA, AVN-530, NACO Distribution Division ( Greenbelt MD ) Publicador: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Coast Survey ( Washington D.C ); FAA, AVN-530, NACO Distribution Division ( Greenbelt MD )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map : col. ; 78 x 104 cm.
Publicado em //2002 ENGLISH
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"LORAN-C overprinted."; Depths shown by isolines and soundings.; Corrected through NM Sep 21/02, LNM Sep 3/02.; Shipping list no.: 2003-0003-S.; "Soundings in feet."; Insets: Naples Bay. Scale 1:30,000 -- Everglades Harbor. Scale 1:30,000.; Includes source diagram and tidal information.; (Funding) Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.; (Statement of Responsibility) Coast Survey.

United States--east coast, Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades; Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades

United States Coast Survey
Fonte: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Coast Survey ( Washington D.C ); FAA, AVN-530, NACO Distribution Division ( Greenbelt Md ) Publicador: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Coast Survey ( Washington D.C ); FAA, AVN-530, NACO Distribution Division ( Greenbelt Md )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map : col. ; 102 x 80 cm.
Publicado em //2003 ENGLISH
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Depths shown by isolines and soundings.; Corrected through NM Dec. 28/02, LNM Dec. 10/02.; Shipping list no.: 2003-0017-S.; "Soundings in feet."; Includes source diagram, tidal information, and table of channel depths.; (Funding) Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.; (Statement of Responsibility) United States Coast Survey.

United States--Gulf coast, Florida, Everglades National Park; Everglades National Park; Whitewater Bay; Shark River to Longmans River

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Fonte: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey ( Washington D.C ) Publicador: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey ( Washington D.C )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map : both sides, col. ; 118 x 99 cm.
Publicado em //1958 ENGLISH
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Depths shown by isolines and soundings.; "Soundings in feet at mean low water".; Shows navigable lakes, rivers, bays and canals within the Everglades National Park as well as a portion of the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Bay; also distinguishes areas of mangrove, marsh and marl prairie.; Orientation compass shown at 7 points.; Includes tidal information.; C.&G.S. 598-599.; "Continued on chart 1250".; (Funding) Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.; (Statement of Responsibility) U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

United States--Gulf coast, Florida, Everglades National Park; Everglades National Park; Whitewater Bay; Shark River to Longmans River

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Fonte: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey ( Washington D.C ) Publicador: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey ( Washington D.C )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map : both sides, col. ; 118 x 99 cm.
Publicado em //1958 ENGLISH
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Shows navigable lakes, rivers, bays and canals within the Everglades National Park as well as a portion of the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Bay; also distinguishes areas of mangrove, marsh and marl prairie.; Orientation compass shown at 7 points.; Includes tidal information.; C.&G.S. 598-599.; "Continued on chart 1250".; "Soundings in feet at mean low water".; Depths shown by isolines and soundings.; (Funding) Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.; (Statement of Responsibility) U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Preliminary coast chart ... Florida Reefs [on four sheets]

United States Coast Survey; Bache, A. D ( Alexander Dallas ), 1806-1867
Fonte: U.S. Coast Survey ( Washington ) Publicador: U.S. Coast Survey ( Washington )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map on 4 sheets, : ; 67 x 312 cm., on sheets 70 x 85 cm. or smaller.
Publicado em //1863 ENGLISH
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(Statement of Responsibility) From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A. D. Bache, Superintendent of the survey of the coast of the United States.; (Citation/Reference) LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.),; (Additional Physical Form) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.; From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Maps 14-17.; "No. 15" is in the upper left corner of chart no. 69, "no. 16" is in the upper left corner of chart no. 70, "no. 17" is in upper left corner of chart no. 71.; Description derived from published bibliography.; (Funding) Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.

Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets)

United States Coast Survey
Fonte: U.S. Coast Survey ( Washington ) Publicador: U.S. Coast Survey ( Washington )
Tipo: cartographic Formato: 1 map on 4 sheets, : ; 59 x 272 cm, sheets 65 x 74 cm.
Publicado em //1863 ENGLISH
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(Citation/Reference) LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.),; (Additional Physical Form) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.; From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 20, 21, 24.; At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt.; Sheet no. II has "No. 24"; Sheet no. III has "No. 20"; Sheet no. IV has "No. 21"; all numbers are in the upper left corner.; Description derived from published bibliography.; (Funding) Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.

Population genetics of dusky dolphin, lagenorhynchus obscurus, along the Argentine coast

Loizaga de Castro, Rocio
Fonte: Unidad de Zoología y Ecología Animal, Instituto Argentino de Investigación de Las Zonas Aridas, Cricyt, Conicet Publicador: Unidad de Zoología y Ecología Animal, Instituto Argentino de Investigación de Las Zonas Aridas, Cricyt, Conicet
Tipo: info:eu-repo/semantics/article; info:ar-repo/semantics/artículo; info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion Formato: application/pdf
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The dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is one of the most common species of small cetaceans off the Argentina coast. During the 90´s, important levels of incidental mortality for the dusky dolphin in purse seine and trawling fisheries along the Argentine coast have been documented, to which dolphin sighting activities were added recently. Despite all studies in the species, the population genetic structure along the coast of Argentina remains unknown. Therefore, the objective of this thesis was to determine the degree of population isolation of the dusky dolphin in the Argentine coast, by using neutral molecular markers, mitochondrial DNA control region and 7 loci microsatellite. In addition, genetic variability of local populations, gene flow between regional populations and demographic history were estimated. From 6 locations (Buenos Aires, Golfo San Matías, Golfo San José, Golfo Nuevo, Golfo San Jorge and Ushuaia), a total of 33 haplotypes from 119 sequences of the control region of mitochondrial DNA were obtained, with a length of 413 bp. In addition, a total of 100 individuals were genotyped at 4 locations (Golfo San Matías, Golfo San José, Golfo Nuevo, and Golfo San Jorge) for 7 microsatellite loci. The wide geographical distribution of haplotypes...

Provenance, transport and composition of Dendê Coast beach sands in Bahia, central coast of Brazil

Rebouças, Renata Cardia; Dominguez, José Maria Landim; Bittencourt, Abílio Carlos da Silva Pinto
Fonte: Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto Oceanográfico Publicador: Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto Oceanográfico
Tipo: info:eu-repo/semantics/article; info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion; Formato: application/pdf
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The great physiographic diversity of the Dendê Coast favors the production of different beach sediment types, including bioclastic components. In this study 74 beach samples collected at 2 km intervals were used to evaluate beach sediment composition. For each sample, 300 grains were identified for each grain size class coarser than 0.125 mm, using a binocular microscope. The beach sediments of the Dendê Coast are essentially siliciclastic (80-100%). Quartz is the major component (70-100%). Only at the Tinharé and Boipeba islands bioclasts are major components of beach sands reaching up to 80-100%. These sediments are made up essentially of fragments of Halimeda, reaching percentages up to 70%. Coralline algae and mollusks also contribute significantly to these sediments (up to 30%). The results obtained show that the spatial distribution of the bioclastic components provide important information on the environmental conditions present at the shoreline (energy levels, availability of hard substrates and protected areas, pattern of sediment dispersion) and on the sediment sources as well. The composition of the beach sediments on the Dendê Coast reflects the present day environmental conditions and show that these sediments do not experience significant lateral transport. This situation is favored by an impeded longshore transport that characterizes most of the region. Although...