The database now provides a common set of information for industries,
developers, regulators, planners, and policy analysts for use in the development
and protection of environmental resources. Baseline datasets also make
it possible to distinguish development-related environmental impacts from
rapid geologic changes common to the Orinoco Delta system.
involved in this research included John R. Andrews, James
C. Gibeaut, Edgar
H. Guevara, Susan
D. Hovorka, Jay
A. Raney, Rebecca
C. Smyth, Thomas
A. Tremblay, and William
A. White. Center
for Space Research scientists included Melba
M. Crawford and Solar
S. Smith. To learn more about the geo-environmental characterization
of the Orinoco Delta, click
stream to Caño Manamo, Orinoco Delta, Eastern Venezuela.
in flood basin. Orinoco Delta, eastern Venezuela.
and Venezuelan research staff assisted by local observers, examine sediment
samples. Orinoco Delta, eastern Venezuela.
sedimentation and the formation of mangrove-covered islands in Boca
de Guanipa, Orinoco Delta, eastern Venezuela.
Studies in Venezuela