SIGMAR: aplicação e análise de sensibilidade das marismas a derrames de óleo

Nogueira, Rafael Xavier de Souza; Costa, César Serra Bonifácio


Geographic information systems are great tools for the decisionmakers in the context of coastal manegement. The Patos Lagoon estuary is an important ecological system that provides contribution to the regional development. The activities of the petroil industry as well as the harbour activities needs atention to the enviromental impacts that can be caused by oil spills. This paper describes diferent vulnerabilities of the salt marshes of the Patos Lagoon estuary to oil spills using a Geografic Information System like a tool for improving spill responses and storing an ecologic database about these salt marshes.

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