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Environmental atlas of the municipality of São Paulo: Phase 1 - diagnosis and bases for the definition of public policies on green areas in the municipality of São Paulo

Grant number: 99/10955-9
Support type:BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants
Duration: September 01, 2000 - July 31, 2002
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Urban and Regional Planning
Principal Investigator:Harmi Takiya
Grantee:Harmi Takiya
Home Institution: Secretaria Municipal do Verde e Meio Ambiente (São Paulo). São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Abstract

This project, called "Diagnosis and Bases for Definition of Public Polices for Green Areas of São Paulo City", constitutes the first stage of the Environmental Atlas of São Paulo City, the cartographic product of the Environmental Information System, that will be implemented in a Prefecture of São Paulo in the medium term. What is intended is to obtains the diagnosis for all Municipality; in regional scale, with detailing of major interest areas of vegetation, associated with socio-economic aspects, with land use and occupation and with environmental characteristics as a support for public polices for the increase and conservation of green areas. It will be used widely know techniques as cartography, remote sensing and geographic information system. As a product, one expects to obtain a set of thematic maps collection and explanatory text coupled with digital data base. (AU)