Waters of Brazil

Strategic Analysis

  • Carlos Eduardo de Mattos Bicudo
  • José Galizia Tundisi
  • Marcos Cortesão Barnsley Scheuenstuhl

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Marcos V. Folegatti, Rodrigo M. Sánchez-Román, Rubens D. Coelho, José A. Frizzone
    Pages 1-10
  3. Ulisses Confalonieri, Léo Heller, Sandra Azevedo
    Pages 11-24
  4. Eugênio Miguel Cánepa, Jaildo Santos Pereira, Antonio Eduardo Lanna
    Pages 25-37
  5. José Almir Cirilo, Suzana M. G. L. Montenegro, José Nilson B. Campos
    Pages 59-71
  6. Adalberto L. Val, Vera Maria F. de Almeida-Val, Philip M. Fearnside, Geraldo M. dos Santos, Maria Teresa F. Piedade, Wolfgang Junk et al.
    Pages 73-88
  7. Carlos E. M. Tucci
    Pages 89-104
  8. Myriam Krasilchik, Luiz Marcelo de Carvalho, Rosana Louro Ferreira Silva
    Pages 105-117
  9. Ricardo Hirata, José Luiz Gomes Zoby, Fernando Roberto de Oliveira
    Pages 119-136
  10. Corina Sidagis Galli, Donato Seiji Abe
    Pages 137-147
  11. José Galizia Tundisi, Takako Matsumura Tundisi
    Pages 149-169
  12. José A. Marengo, Javier Tomasella, Carlos A. Nobre
    Pages 171-186
  13. Carlos Eduardo de Mattos Bicudo, José Galizia Tundisi, Marcos Cortesão Barnsley Scheuenstuhl
    Pages 187-191

About this book


This book is a product of Brazilian Academy of Sciences Study Group about water issue. The water cycle was addressed based on an integrated point of view, aiming at joining technological and ecological solutions and integrating quantitative and qualitative aspects of this important environmental asset. Issues such as the water resources management and irrigated agriculture, water and health, water and economy, conservation and reuse as management tools, water in the Brazilian semi arid, water in Amazon, urbanization and water resources, education for the sustainability of water resources, groundwater, availability, pollution and eutrophication of water and science, technology and innovation are of the utmost importance for this exact moment in Brazil, and particularly to the State of Sao Paulo. Addressing these issues will undoubtedly contribute towards a sustainable management of water resources trough the coordinated work of different fields of science, progressing a systemic view about water, that would then finally allow management professionals the possibility of an integral action in anticipating problems and thus anticipate solutions.



Ecology Environment Agriculture Irrigation Hidrology Water Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Carlos Eduardo de Mattos Bicudo
    • 1
  • José Galizia Tundisi
    • 2
  • Marcos Cortesão Barnsley Scheuenstuhl
    • 3
  1. 1.Núcleo de Pesquisa em EcologiaInstituto de BotânicaSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto Internacional de EcologiaSão CarlosBrazil
  3. 3.Brazilian Academy of SciencesRio de JaneiroBrazil

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