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Modeling the environmental susceptibility of landfill sites in California
The proper management of solid waste (SW) is a global environmental challenge. A major issue is the proper disposal of SW while balancing a wide range of criteria and working with different spatialExpand
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Future environmental and agricultural impacts of Brazil’s Forest Code
The role of improving the enforcement of Brazil's Forest Code in reducing deforestation in the Amazon has been highlighted in many studies. However, in a context of strong political pressure forExpand
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Modelling Land Use Change in Brazil: 2000–2050
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The input and output land cover dataset across all modelled time periods (2000-2050) and scenarios resulting from the work of the REDD-PAC project in Brazil. Expand
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Modeling Environmental Susceptibility of Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Sites: A Case Study in São Paulo State, Brazil
The large excess of solid waste generated in cities is a result of population growth and economic development. Properly managing this municipal solid waste (MSW) is a challenge, mainly inExpand
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Municipal solid waste disposal in Brazil: improvements and challenges
The proper disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a global challenge, mainly in developing countries. The objective of this paper is to review recent improvements and remaining challenges ofExpand
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Natural Disaster Risk in Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Sites Using GIS: A Case Study in São Paulo State, Brazil
Natural disasters and finding suitable areas to dispose of municipal solid waste (MSW) are two major global challenges, both of which have several influences in the water resources and are related toExpand
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Expanding the Soy Moratorium to Brazil’s Cerrado
Expanding the Soy Moratorium to the Cerrado biome would prevent the direct conversion of 3.6 million ha of intact Cerrado to soy. The Cerrado biome in Brazil is a tropical savanna and an importantExpand
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Entities and Relations for Agent-Based Modelling of Complex Spatial Systems
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We study seven agent-based modelling toolkits (NetLogo, OBEUS, Repast, Swarm, Cormas, GRSP, and TerraME), analysing their capabilities to address the proposed requirements. Expand
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Can Intensification of Cattle Ranching Reduce Deforestation in the Amazon? Insights From an Agent-based Social-Ecological Model
Abstract Deforestation in the Amazon with its vast consequences for the ecosystem and climate is largely related to subsequent land use for cattle ranching. In addition to conservation policies,Expand
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