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The Physical Geography of Brazil

Environment, Vegetation and Landscape

  • André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado
  • Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos
  • Julio César Paisani

Part of the Geography of the Physical Environment book series (GEOPHY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado, Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos, Julio César Paisani
    Pages 1-6
  3. Roberto Verdum, Lucimar de Fátima dos Santos Vieira, Jean Carlo Gessi Caneppele, Sidnei Luís Bohn Gass
    Pages 7-20
  4. Julio César Paisani, Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos, Gabriela Goudard, Adriano Ávila Goulart, Vitor Hugo Rosa Biffi
    Pages 21-39
  5. Luciana Hiromi Yoshino Kamino, Éric Andrade Rezende, Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos, Miguel Fernandes Felippe, Wellington Lopes Assis
    Pages 41-73
  6. Marcos Norberto Boin, Patrícia Cristina Statella Martins, Charlei Aparecido da Silva, André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado
    Pages 75-91
  7. André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado, Wellington Lopes Assis, Antônio Pereira Magalhães Júnior, Flávio Fonseca do Carmo, Michael Vinícius de Sordi, Fábio Soares de Oliveira
    Pages 93-117
  8. Antonio Carlos de Barros Corrêa, Bruno de Azevêdo Cavalcanti Tavares, Daniel Rodrigues de Lira, Demétrio da Silva Mutzenberg, Lucas Costa de Souza Cavalcanti
    Pages 119-150
  9. Helen Nébias Barreto, Claudia Klose Parise, Eduardo Bezerra de Almeida Jr.
    Pages 151-167
  10. Guilherme Taitson Bueno, Luís Felipe Soares Cherem, Fabiano Toni, Felipe Silva Guimarães, Maximiliano Bayer
    Pages 169-197
  11. Guilherme Borges Fernandez, Thais Baptista da Rocha, Eduardo Guimarães Barboza, Sergio Rebello Dillenburg, Maria Luiza Correa da Camara Rosa, Rodolfo José Angulo et al.
    Pages 199-218
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 219-222

About this book

Introduction

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 book 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).


Keywords

Brazilian natural space Amazon forest Amazonian Savannah Atlantic forest area Brazilian wetlands South grasslands Brazilian coastal environment

Editors and affiliations

  • André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado
    • 1
  • Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos
    • 2
  • Julio César Paisani
    • 3
  1. 1.Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)Federal University of Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil
  2. 2.Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)Federal University of ParanáCuritibaBrazil
  3. 3.Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)State University of Western ParanáFrancisco BeltrãoBrazil

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04333-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-04332-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-04333-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-8865
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-8873
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