Paulo Afonso


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Paulo Afonso

 

waterfalls on the lower course of the São Francisco River in eastern Brazil. When the São Francisco emerges from the Brazilian Highlands onto the Atlantic Plain, it rushes down a coastal rise, forming a series of waterfalls and rapids measuring 84 m. The mean flow rate is approximately 3,000 cu m per sec. There are a number of large hydroelectric power stations near the falls, including the Paulo Afonso station (1.1 million kilowatts).

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Material examined: BRAZIL, BAHIA: Paulo Afonso, Estacao Ecologica Raso da Catarina, trilha principal em frente a casa I do ICMbio, proximo ao portao da ESEC, 09[degrees]39'0.
BAHIA: Paulo Afonso, Estacao Ecologica Raso da Catarina, Trilha em frente a casa I do ICMbio, proximo ao portao da ESEC, 09[degrees]39'0.
In the present study the physical parameters registered in Paulo Afonso revealed that the temperature was normal for that time of the year (April, rainy season) and that waters were also relatively well oxygenated.
Proportion of the number species per division in the water samples from the channel that links the reservoirs of Moxoto to the reservoir of Paulo Afonso.
Constatamos que todos os entrevistados chegaram ha muito tempo na cidade de Paulo Afonso.
Ivanilza Etelvina dos Santos: psicologa; mestre em Psicologia Clinica (UCP); professora da Faculdade Sete de Setembro de Paulo Afonso.