IJLST 2017 Volume 10 Issue 13
International Journal of Life Sciences and Technology (IJLST) ISSN: 0974-5335
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Evaluation of the urban impact in the riparian forest and the water quality of the Lanceiro River located in Caçapava do Sul, Brazil. Bruna Antunes de Oliveira, Victor Hugo Braga, Paulo Castro Cardoso da Rosa, Caiuan Santos Nascimento, Karolina Ferreira, Daiane Rocha and Thiago Henrique Lugokenski. IJLST (2017), 10(13):102-105
Evaluation of the urban impact in the riparian forest and the water quality of the Lanceiro River located in Caçapava do Sul, Brazil
Authors & Affiliation:
Bruna Antunes de Oliveira1, Victor Hugo Braga2, Paulo Castro Cardoso da Rosa3, Caiuan Santos Nascimento4,
Karolina Ferreira5, Daiane Rocha6 and Thiago Henrique Lugokenski7
1-5 & 7 Federal University of Pampa , Brazil
6 Aeronautic Institute of Technology, Brazil
This study aims to evaluate how the urban impact (depletion, litter, agriculture, livestock, etc.) changes the riparian forest and water quality of the Lanceiro River, located in the tourist area of Chácara do Forte, rural area of Caçapava do Sul. For this purpose, it was collected and analyzed the water and the riparian forest from three points of the river, including its tributaries. From the perception that the object of study percolates an area of tourism and urbanization, it was verified that along the river the accumulation of pollutants and contribute to the degradation of the riparian forest and the quality of the water.
Key words: Lanceiro River, riparian forest, urban impact , water quality.