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Multicultural Efforts and Affirmative Action in Brazil: Policies Influencing Education in the Americas

Description: This article explores the intercultural movements toward social justice in education in the Americas, most particularly, North America, and how U.S. multicultural movements and policies influence countries like Brazil.
Date: March 31, 2011
Creator: Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth & Auxiliadora Lima Dias da Silva, Maria
Partner: UNT College of Education
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Brazil-U.S. Relations

Description: This report analyzes Brazil's political, economic, and social conditions, and how those conditions affect its role in the region and its relationship with the United States.
Date: June 3, 2009
Creator: Seelke, Clare Ribando & Meyer, Peter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Rio+20: The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, June 2012

Description: This report discusses the purpose of the June 2012 United Nations (U.N.) Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or “Rio+20”) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It looks at issues that could be addressed during the conference as well as how this conference may differ from the last U.N. Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio in 1992.
Date: June 18, 2012
Creator: Leggett, Jane A. & Carter, Nicole T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effects of Macrophyte Functional Diversity on Taxonomic and Functional Diversity and Stability of Tropical Floodplain Fish Assemblages

Description: Multiple dimensions of biodiversity within and across producer and consumer guilds in the food web affect an ecosystem’s functionality and stability. Tropical and subtropical aquatic ecosystems, which are extremely diverse, have received much less attention than terrestrial ecosystems in regards to the effects of biodiversity on ecosystem functioning. We conducted a field experiment that tested for effects of macrophyte functional diversity on diversity and stability of associated fish assembl… more
Date: August 2015
Creator: Treviño, Jessica Marie
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Carbon emissions and sequestration in forests: Case studies from seven developing countries

Description: Deforestation in Brazilian Amazonia in 1990 was releasing approximately 281--282 X 10{sup 6} metric tons (MT) of carbon on conversion to a landscape of agriculture, productive pasture, degraded pasture, secondary forest and regenerated forest in the proportions corresponding to the equilibrium condition implied by current land-use patterns. Emissions are expressed as committed carbon,'' or the carbon released over a period of years as the carbon stock in each hectare deforested approaches a new… more
Date: August 1992
Creator: Fearnside, Philip M.; Makundi, Willy & Sathaye, Jayany
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Coal of São Paulo, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Description: Abstract: Uranium-bearing coal and carbonaceous shale .of the Rio Bonito formation of Pennsylvanian age have been found in the States of Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The uranium oxide content of the samples collected in the State of Sao Paulo ranges from 0.001 percent to 0.082 percent. The samples collected in Santa Catarina averaged about 0.002 percent uranium oxide; those collected in Rio Grande do Sul, about 0.003 percent uranium oxide. Since the field and labora… more
Date: January 1958
Creator: Haynes, Donald D.; Pierson, Charles T. & White, Max G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reconnaissance for Radioactive Minerals in the Southern Part of Brazil

Description: From introduction: This report describes the results of reconnaissance for radioactivity of rocks, exclusive of coal, in the States of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul during the years 195 through 1956. Reports on reconnaissance and detailed studies of uraniferous coal are being prepared for publication. This report concerns work performed by the Brazilian National Nuclear Energy Commission and the United States Geological Survey (on behalf of the United S… more
Date: January 1957
Creator: Pierson, Charles Thomas; Haynes, Donald D. & Ribeiro Filho, Evaristo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Brazil in Crisis

Description: This report examines the current political and economic climate in Brazil, which is in the midst of severe economic and political crises that are closely intertwined and unlikely to be resolved quickly.
Date: July 6, 2016
Creator: Meyer, Peter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Formação Continuada dos Bibliotecários do Ministério Público de Santa Catarina, Brasil: Contribuições Do Centro De Estudos e Aperfeiçoamento Funcional (CEAF)

Description: Paper presents the librarian’ continuing education of Ministério Público de Santa Catarina, Brazil’ and the contributions of the Centro de Estudos e Aperfeiçoamento Funcional (CEAF) for them.
Date: December 4, 2019
Creator: Carrier Mendonça, Thais & Silva, Andrea Aparecida
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Competências Segundo o World Economic Forum: Estudo com Gestores de Startups Residentes em um Laboratório de Inovação Aberta.

Description: Paper attempts to map and identify the innovation competences pointed out by the World Economic Forum in managers of startups residing in an open innovation laboratory in the city of Florianópolis.
Date: December 4, 2019
Creator: Martins, Gisely Jussyla Tonello; Costa, Rejane & de Sa Freire, Patricia
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Paradigma das Estruturas Tarifárias em Saneamento

Description: Paper presents the paradigm breaking of the current Brazilian tariff system in the light of changes made to the pricing structure in some sanitation companies.
Date: December 4, 2019
Creator: de Mello, Ricardo Alexandre; Alves, Custódio; de Ramos, Mário César; de Almeida Pires, Marcos Henrique & Zschornack, Thiago
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Proposta de um Instrumento para Análise dos Processos e Ações de Melhoria nos Núcleos de Educação Infantil da Rede Municipal de Florianópolis

Description: Paper describes research analyzing how the large-scale assessment of Toddler Environment Rating Scale Revision Edition (ITERS-R) contributed to the improvement of the quality of the environments in the Early Childhood Education Centers of the Florianópolis Municipal Education Network.
Date: December 4, 2019
Creator: Becker, Tagma Angélica Nilson; Zanella, Andreia & de Sa Freire, Patricia
Partner: UNT College of Information
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A Utilização de Ambientes Virtuais de Aprendizagem para Disseminação de Conhecimento Pelo Governo Federal - Poder Executivo

Description: Paper analyzes distance education initiatives fomented by the federal executive power in Virtual Learning Environments in Brazil.
Date: December 4, 2019
Creator: dos Santos, Caio Alvarez Marcondes; Techio, Leila Regina; da Rosa, Luziana Quadros; da Silva Cândido, Gabriela & Souza, Marcio Vieira de
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Potential and Future Trends on Industrial Radiation Processing Technology Application in Emerging Country - Brazil

Description: Brazil started the use of radiation technology in the seventies on crosslinking polyethylene for insulation of wire and electronic cables and sterilization of medical care devices. The present status of industrial applications of radiation shows that the use of this technology is increasing according to the economical development and the necessity to become the products manufactured in the local industries competitive in quality and price for internal and external market. The on going developme… more
Date: October 6, 2004
Creator: Sampa, Maria Helena O.; Omi, Nelson M.; Rela, Carolina S. & Tsai, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Brazil-U.S. Relations

Description: This report analyzes Brazil's political, economic, and social conditions, and how those conditions affect its role in the region and its relationship with the United States.
Date: March 5, 2010
Creator: Meyer, Peter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Brazil-U.S. Relations

Description: This report analyzes Brazil's political, economic, and social conditions, and how those conditions affect its role in the region and its relationship with the United States.
Date: October 6, 2008
Creator: Seelke, Clare Ribando & Durand, Alessandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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