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Elaboration of priority areas map for legal reserve compensation in the State of São Paulo and development of an automated tool prototype to query geo-referenced information

Grant number: 16/24319-4
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2017
Effective date (End): December 31, 2020
Field of knowledge:Interdisciplinary Subjects
Principal Investigator:Gerd Sparovek
Grantee:Zenilda Ledo dos Santos
Host Institution: Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Piracicaba , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/17680-2 - Priority areas for Legal Reserve offsetting: research for the development of a decision making tool to enhance transparency in the implementation process of the environmental adjustment program (Programa de Regularização Ambiental - PRA) in São Paulo, AP.BTA.TEM


As a demand from the public managers responsible for the approval of the Restoration Projects for Degraded and Changed Areas (PRADAs) in the State of São Paulo, this project aims to identify, map and quantify areas for Legal Reserve (RL) compensation in the state, as a result of federal and state laws (Lei Federal 12.651/2012; Lei 15.684/2015, Decreto 61.792/2016 e Resolução Conjunta SMA/SAA-1/2016), as well as to test a prototype of an automated tool to consult georeferenced information, in order to contribute to the state's role in the development and application of methodology for the implementation of the New Forest Code. (AU)

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