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Urbanization and water resources: social and environmental vulnerability in Piracicamirim river watershed in the city of Piracicaba/SP

Grant number: 13/04245-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2013
Effective date (End): December 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Urban and Regional Planning - Methods and Techniques of Urban and Regional Planning
Principal Investigator:Roberto Braga
Grantee:Camila Benedito
Host Institution: Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas (IGCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil


This work presents the general objective of the analysis of social and environmental vulnerabilities related to urban rivers, assessing the modification of urban river environments and their consequences. The study area of research is the Piracicamirim River watershed in the city of Piracicaba/SP, as this is a significant basin that is characterized by being one of the main vectors of the urban expansion of the city. This research will analyze the issue of social and environmental vulnerabilities in the selected basin specifically as floods that occur during rainy periods. (AU)

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BENEDITO, Camila. Urbanização e recursos hídricos: vulnerabilidade socioambiental na bacia hidrográfica do Ribeirão Piracicamirim na cidade de Piracicaba/SP. 2014. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas. Rio Claro Rio Claro.

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