Geography of the Physical Environment

The Physical Geography of Brazil

Environment, Vegetation and Landscape

Editors: Salgado, André Augusto Rodrigues, Santos, Leonardo José Cordeiro, Paisani, Julio César (Eds.)

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  • Presents the physical space of Brazil to the world 
  • Colorful illustrations highlight the natural beauty of Brazil
  • First book on the Brazilian natural environment in English
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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).



About the authors

André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado is Bachelor and M.Sc. in Geography (Federal University of Minas Gerais/Brazil). He is Ph.D. in Geology (Federal University of Ouro Preto/Brazil) and in Geosciences (Aix-Marseille University/France). He is Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais and researcher at the CNPq/Brazil (National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development). Currently vice-president and ex-president of the Brazilian Geomorphology Union (UGB).

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook 118,99 €
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover 145,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-04332-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Physical Geography of Brazil
Book Subtitle
Environment, Vegetation and Landscape
Editors
  • André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado
  • Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos
  • Julio César Paisani
Series Title
Geography of the Physical Environment
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04333-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04333-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04332-2
Series ISSN
2366-8865
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 222
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 94 illustrations in colour
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