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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Land use evaluation in Santa Barbara watershed - Pelotas (Brazil) from 1953 to 2006
Author: Simon, ALH
Trentin, G
da Cunha, CML
Abstract: Land use dynamics is a consequence of socioeconomic system cycles In this context, this work was developed aiming to evaluate land use alterations in Santa Barbara watershed (Pelotas - Brazil), during 53 years (1953 - 2006). evidencing socioeconomic elements that contributed to this process For land use dynamic analysis, maps of 1953, 1965, 1995 c 2006 were elaborated Spatial changes that happened in Santa Barbara watershed represent a regional process pasture areas had decrease while culture lands had a gradual increase This conjuncture is a consequence of the crisis in livestock destined to salted and dried meat production and of the food Industry growth in Pelotas that impelled urban expansion, forest arcs reduction and artificial water reservoirs increase
Subject: land use dynamic
socioeconomic cycles
urban expansion
rural space changes
Pelotas (Brazil)
Country: Espanha
Editor: Univ Barcelona, Dept Geografia Humana
Rights: fechado
Date Issue: 2010
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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