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The Physical Geography of Brazil Environment, Vegetation and Landscape

By: André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado(Editor), Leonardo José Cordeiro dos Santos(Editor), Julio César Paisani(Editor)
222 pages, 94 colour & 3 b/w illustrations, 102 tables
Publisher: Springer Nature
The Physical Geography of Brazil
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About this book

This book presents the Brazilian natural space and environment. It describes the main environmental aspects of Brazil in relation to geology, climate, geomorphology, vegetation, fauna, water resources and environmental issues.

The Physical Geography of Brazil presents a beautifully illustrated overview of the physical geography of the Amazon Forest, the central Brazilian savannah (Cerrado), the Cocais Forest, the semi-arid area (Caatinga), the Atlantic Forest area, the Pantanal (Brazilian wetlands), the Auraucárias Plateau, the Pampas area (South grasslands) and the Brazilian Coastal Environment (beaches and mangroves).

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Pampa: The South Brazil
Chapter 3: Subtropical Araucaria Plateaus
Chapter 4: Atlantic Tropical Brazil
Chapter 5: Pantanal: The Brazilian Wetlands
Chapter 6: Semi-Humid: The Landscape of Central Brazil
Chapter 7: The Semi-Arid Domain of the NorthEast of Brazil
Chapter 8: The Cocais Forest Landscape
Chapter 9: Amazonia
Chapter 10: Natural Landscapes along Brazillian Coastline

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Biography

André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado is Bachelor and M.Sc. in Geography (Federal University of Minas Gerais/Brazil). He is Ph.D. in Geology (Federal University of Ouro Preto/Brazil) and in Geosciences (Aix-Marseille University/France). He is Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais and researcher at the CNPq/Brazil (National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development). Currently vice-president and ex-president of the Brazilian Geomorphology Union (UGB).

By: André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado(Editor), Leonardo José Cordeiro dos Santos(Editor), Julio César Paisani(Editor)
222 pages, 94 colour & 3 b/w illustrations, 102 tables
Publisher: Springer Nature
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