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Ivan Bergier, Mario Luis Assine's Dynamics of the Pantanal Wetland in South America PDF

By Ivan Bergier, Mario Luis Assine

ISBN-10: 3319187341

ISBN-13: 9783319187341

ISBN-10: 331918735X

ISBN-13: 9783319187358

This ebook presents readers with in-depth insights into the adjustments within the Pantanal wetland from its formation to the particular and certain destiny states. It finds that today’s Pantanal is an evolutionary outcome of geological, ecological and, extra lately, man-made occasions happening at detailed space-time periods. subject matters contain geotectonics and sun-earth interactions, which mostly dictate the speed of drastic adjustments that finally disrupt ecological balance and appreciably rebuild the nearby panorama. additionally, the biota-climate process is mentioned as an important motive force reshaping the ecohydrology functioning of the panorama on an intermediate timescale. additionally coated are significant alterations within the panorama ecohydrology and biodiversity because of contemporary land-use and weather adjustments precipitated by way of humankind within the Anthropocene. the power to acknowledge how these temporal scales effect the Pantanal wetland offers the chance for clever administration ways and the sustainable improvement of the region.

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Brito Neves BB, Campos Neto MC, Fuck AF (1999) From Rodinia to Western Gondwana: an approach to the Brasiliano-Pan African cycle and orogenic collage. Episodes 22(3):155–166 83. Jones JP (1985) The southern border of the Guapore´ shield in western Brazil and Bolivia: an interpretation of its geologic evolution. Precambrian Res 28:111–135 84. O’Connor EA, Walde DGH (1986) Recognition of an Eocambriam orogenic cycle in SW Brazil and SE Bolivia. Zbl Geol Palaeontol 9/10:1441–1456 85. Alkmin FF, Marshak S, Fonseca MA (2001) Assembling West Gondwana in the Neoproterozoic: clues from the Sa˜o Francisco Craton region, Brazil.

5 The Nhecol^andia Landscape Enigma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Faults Constraining Sedimentation and Frequently Flood Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

L. Assine et al. Fig. 8 Taquari fluvial megafan. (a) Satellite image MODIS/Terra MOD13Q1 R(MIR) G(EVI) B (Blue) from April 2011 (wet season). (b) Geomorphologic zonation showing abandoned and active lobes and the entrenched meander belt in the upper fan (Modified from [50, 54]). (c) Incision in the upper fan cutting a network of distributary paleochannels (digital elevation model from Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM). (d) Actual confined meander belt (Basemap image – ArcGIS Online) system in between the Taquari to the north and the Aquidauana and Taboco fans to the south.

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