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Title: Percepção ambiental do Parque Urbano Moinhos de Vento, Porto Alegre - RS, Brasil
Authors: Atena, Andrea
Advisor: Fedrizzi, Beatriz
Keywords: parque urbano
zona verde urbana
percepção ambiental
conforto ambiental
urban park
green areas
environmental perception
environmental confort
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: The evolution of the environmental problem facing the accelerated technological advancement which demands more and more natural resources associated to the increasing population and urban growth, have taken environmentalists to discuss the future of the planet and the demand for green areas is more necessary, as well as their capacity to resist to environmental aggression. Because we did a case study in the Moinhos de Vento Urban Park, located in Porto Alegre – RS, Its main goal was to understand the relationships of users of the Moinhos de Vento Park (Parcão) with respect to physical aspects, Psychosocial and the presence of vegetation in the Urban Centre, identifying aspects in the comfort and environmental perceptions on the Park. The methodology was carried out a questionnaire with 7 questions: Six open and one with multiple choice. The interviews were conducted by the author, from May 2009 until the month of August 2009. For each interview were identified keywords, which were grouped according to similarity of meaning, forming categories of responses. For the tabulation of data, graphs were prepared and subsequently analyzed using the Method of Descriptive Statistics. In summary, our results showed that: a) the presence of nature, with its biodiversity has made the park a place constantly sought by users seeking comfort, peace, tranquillity, leisure by the lake, near the mill, a place aimed at socializing with the presence of grass, "cachorrodromo" to walk the pets, bowling, sports, and finally the presence of the square, a place where children can play without any danger in the open air space; b) the environments more comfortable in the park were located in it centre, as the lake, which with its biodiversity attracts people, the mill with small waterfalls, small animals and their beauty becoming preferred by most, the grass, as place where people can sit in the sun drinking mate and talk; c) the characteristics that most influenced the selection of environments were: good maintenance, accessibility and comfort, biodiversity, privacy and security; d) the main suggestions related to the environments were: additional lighting and increased security; e) regarding expectations for the types of vegetation, were highlighted the need to increase the presence of flowers, and the need for placement of signs to identify the various species in the park; f) the slope has proved critical to absorb the intense noise of the avenue to provide more livable environments; g) for wind users interviewed revealed feelings of comfort provided by the consistent planting of trees in the area south of the park and also because of its correct use and location in relation to the presence of moisture were considered excessive by most respondents.
Description: Mestrado em Engenharia Florestal - Instituto Superior de Agronomia
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/1894
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