Corbiniano Silva

Corbiniano Silva
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro | UFRJ · Programa em Engenharia Civil

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The onshore generation of wind and solar energy is a reality in Brazil. There are approximately 700 projects generating wind energy in the Northeast and South regions and 4000 generating solar energy distributed throughout the country. In addition, Brazil has an extensive Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and a very diverse climate, which can contribut...
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Air quality models are essential tools to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDG) because they are effective in guiding public policies for the management of air pollutant emissions and their impacts on the environment and human health. Despite its importance, Brazil still lacks a guide for choosing and setting air quality mo...
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Forest fires have global, regional, and local socioeconomic and environmental consequences, with negative effects on ecosystem services, air quality, population health, and other relevant aspects, emphasizing their significance in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The study identified areas in the Rio de Janeiro State...
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Burns are common practices in Brazil and cause major fires, especially in the Legal Amazon. This study evaluated the dynamics of the fire foci in the Legal Amazon in Brazil and their consequences on environmental degradation, particularly in the transformation of the forest into pasture, in livestock and agriculture areas, mining activities and urb...
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Isotopic methods have become an important tool in the study of natural processes and countless applications have proven valuable in several research areas. Geologically, Strontium and Nd isotopic compositions present variations that reflect changes in the geological sources of these elements due to smaller degrees of isotope fractionation than stab...
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Air quality models are essential tools to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDG) because they are effective in guiding public policies for the management of air pollutant emissions and their impacts on the environment and human health. Despite its importance, Brazil still lacks a guide for choosing and setting air quality mo...
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Ilha Grande Bay is located in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The area is characterized by different land cover, complex topography and proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. These aspects make it susceptible to thermally and dynamically induced atmospheric circulations such as those associated with valley/mountain and land/sea breeze syste...
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1 Introdução 2 Resíduos de ocorrência natural existentes no Brasil: Exemplo do fosfogesso, oriundo da produção de fertilizantes 3 Metodologia 3.1 Regras internacionais para uso de resíduos na construção civil em residências e aplicação para qualquer material de construção 4 Resultados e Discussão 4.1 Riscos devido ao uso do fosfogesso 4.2 Riscos em...
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The objective of the paper is to perform a review of the environmental impacts of the installation, operation and maintenance (O&M), and decommissioning of offshore wind technologies. At first, a comprehensive review is presented on offshore wind technologies and techniques related to the installation, O&M, and decommissioning stages. Then a thorou...
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In the context of the naturally occurring radioactive material associated with petrol exploitation, it is important to determine the concentrations of 226Ra and 228Ra in contaminated sludge originated from this activity and stored in packages. Although measurements based on chemical analyses of samples from package content can be done, difficulties...
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The disorderly growth of metropolitan regions, combined with the lack of efficient air quality management strategies, contributes to the potential increase in O3. That impact might undoubtedly cause harmful and immediate and continuous effects on living organisms. In this sense, the primary objective of this research work is to identify and evaluat...
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This is a reprint of articles from the Special Issue published online in the open access journal Energies (ISSN 1996-1073) from 2018 to 2019 (available at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special issues/marine).
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The paper presents an assessment of the technical potential of the offshore wind resources of the Southeast and South regions along the Brazilian coastline using atmospheric reanalysis databases. At first, three atmospheric reanalysis databases, CFSv2, ERA5 and MERRA2, are validated using measured data provided by the PNBOIA program. Afterwards, to...
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The article shows the application of a program developed in mathematical platform, used to organize the urban transport that involves a system of bus lines conjugated for collective use. Three different bus lines were considered, connecting different neighborhoods. The results show the number of buses required, estimated times, arrival and departur...
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The problem related to the safe disposal of radioactive waste, especially high-level waste, such as the spent fuel from the reactors of the Angra dos Reis Nuclear Complex, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, is still a bottleneck in Brazil. Worldwide, the main solution to permanently and safely confine these hazardous materials is the geological reposi...
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This study, firstly, provides an up-to-date global review of the potential, technologies, prototypes, installed capacities, and projects related to ocean renewable energy including wave, tidal, and thermal, and salinity gradient sources. Secondly, as a case study, we present a preliminary assessment of the wave, ocean current, and thermal gradient...
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Industrial accidents pose risks to the entire environment located in the area of influence of the enterprises, especially when they are affected by the atmospheric dispersion of pollutants emitted, as in the case of a nuclear power plant, where the concern with the evacuation of the population is the main priority in critical situations, which rein...
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Os rejeitos radioativos de alto nível e sua deposição final segura é um problema complexo e poucos países conseguiram dar uma solução adequada para os mesmos. Neste contexto, os repositórios geológicos apresentam-se como a única alternativa para a deposição definitiva desse tipo de passivo, cuja complexidade de seleção, construção, licenciamento am...
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The Angra dos Reis nuclear power complex, on the southern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, has in its geographic space different aspects that integrate the environmental dynamics of its area of influence, where geological, meteorological and demographic factors characterize the region as an environment complex, especially with the projection o...
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Manual prático de como compor uma trajetória de massa de ar do programa Hysplit _versão online. Refere-se a figura 4 do artigo "Associação entre poeira mineral e clima".
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Through wind erosion, tons of mineral dust are carried into the atmosphere, interfering with terrestrial radiative balance, biogeochemical cycles, precipitation patterns, human health and air pollution. Given the climatic changes that can alter these mechanisms and patterns, it is necessary to expand this knowledge and, therefore, we present a revi...
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Brazil initiated its nuclear program in the decade of 70 with the installation of the Thermonuclear Plant Angra I. The implantation of this type of enterprise involves activities which generate environmental risks manly due to disposal of nuclear waste. The storage of nuclear waste must follow strict international standards and faces the resistance...
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Accidents in nuclear power plants are problems of great complexity, mainly due to their consequences, such as the population evacuation from the enterprise influence area. The decision-making and emergency plans must be well articulated and require good local geographic space knowledge and the interactions of their environments. This study is a con...
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This work intends to identify a relationship between the gravimetric analysis of the city of Rio de Janeiro and the composition of municipal solid waste (RSU) of the municipalities of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Among the specific objectives of the study are the identification of the Human Development Index (HDI) of the municipality of Rio de Jane...
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The authors review the main issues related to the management of radioactive waste in Brazil, including the management of spent fuel, and provide a comprehensive picture of the regulatory waste management status in the country. The article includes information about high-level waste storage and the current situation involving studies for selection o...
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The occurrence of prolonged periods under anomalous and uncomfortable conditions of air temperature is known as heat wave periods, where these values exceeds the normal climatological expected for a particular region and time. Such problem, associated with climate changes and public health, has been challenged as the key to urban planning and publi...
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Rainfall is recognized as one of the main factors that influence the triggering of landslides in mountainous regions. The city of Nova Friburgo, which is located in the elevated regions of Rio de Janeiro—Brazil, suffers constantly from landslides usually associated with extreme rainfall events. Under this framework, an empirical study was conducted...
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The need for restoration of Brazilian highways make up a strong proposal for economic development in the country has supported currently considering the gradual reduction of economic waste in implementation of reconstruction activities, restoration and restructuring of roads and / or highways, and the reducing environmental impacts in the vicinity...
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The choice of candidates sites for final disposal of high-level radioactive wastes has been a complicated process worldwide, mainly due to the complexity of the environments that are adequate to receive this type of repositories, whose disposal may have several implications related to environmental impacts, as well as in a set of issues associated...
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Os seres humanos necessitam de suprimento continuado de energia para sua sobrevivência. Originalmente, a energia dos músculos foi a força motriz utilizada pelos homens para suprir suas necessidades vitais. O avanço do processo civilizatório permitiu à humanidade incorporar novas fontes de energia (biomassa, solar, hidráulica, eólica, carvão, hidroc...
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This study provides guidelines for strategic management in industrial oil plants linked to uncertainties of climate change through the development of integrated planning methodology with focus on coastal flooding events caused by relative sea level rise (RSLR). The research site is in Redonda Island, located in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro City, B...
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The outlook concerning the occurrence of industrial accidents has led to the implementation of response systems based on geoprocessing tools, which are widely adopted in emergency for such ventures, since they have helped and served as a support for decision making, as well as for the preparation of guidelines aimed at managing emergencies. Nuclear...
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This work presents a methodological proposal for medium-term integrated planning and management of extreme natural risks and technological risks, focusing on events of coastal flooding caused by sea level rise (SLR). The research site contemplates private oil industry facilities, located in Redonda Island, Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Gua...
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The paper presents 5 methodological aspects for the historic land use change accountability to compare 2 databases: the Historical Database on the Global Environment of RIVM, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, adapted by the IVIG, International Virtual Institute of Global Change of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, nam...
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Emergency Response Planning for major accidents - toxic gas leaks, fires and explosions - is a powerful tool for the chemical industry today, mainly at large-scale facilities such as oil refineries. This topic has been discussed intensively since a series of major accidents occurred at several places around the world. Organizations, industries and...
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This paper provides a presentation of the preliminary results obtained from cartographic mapping process with the aim of making an assessment of coastal erosion observed in Atafona beach, in São João da Barra district – RJ, as a requirement to make a spatial and temporal monitoring of this phenomenon. The records indicate erosion since 1975 in the...

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The general objective is to assemble a GIS-based Decision Support System for strategic planning of offshore wind energy sustainable development in Brazil and test its applicability for supporting the stakeholders in the decision-making process: siting, cession requirement, auctions, and licensing of OWFs in Brazil.
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Assessment of the ocean renewable energy resources (wave, ocean current, thermal gradient) and offshore wind along the Brazilian coast