Volta Redonda


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Volta Redonda

(Portuguese ˈvɔltə rəˈdõdə)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro state on the Paraíba River: founded in 1941; site of South America's largest steelworks. Pop: 419 000 (2005 est)
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Vol•ta Re•don•da

(ˈvoʊl tə rɪˈdɒn də, ˈvɒl-)
n.
a city in SE Brazil, NW of Rio de Janeiro. 183,917.
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The Presidente Vargas Steelworks, CSN's main steel plant, is located in Volta Redonda, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Thus, it is aimed at developing a predictive model with the Fuzzy Inference System (FIS) in order to estimate the number of hospitalizations from respiratory diseases caused by exposure to pollutant [PM.sub.2.5] which had been estimated by the mathematical model CCATTBRAMS, comprising local residents of Volta Redonda, Brazil.
In the southeast city of Volta Redonda, friends and relatives carried the coffin of Vinicius and embraced one another in grief.
Thus, the objective of this study was to determine heavy metal concentrations that accumulated in barks of the species Poincianella pluviosa (DC.) LP Queiroz (sibipiruna) followed by the identification of sites affected by vehicular and industrial pollution in the municipality of Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro.
A pesquisa foi aprovada pelo Comite de Etica em Pesquisas com Seres Humanos do Centro Universitario de Volta Redonda (COEPs - UniFOA), sob certificado de apresentacao para apreciacao etica - CAAE n[degrees] 82635017.8.0000.5237.
(3) Medical Student, University Center of Volta Redonda (UNIFOA), Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Diante da necessidade de maiores esclarecimentos sobre a maneira como as condicoes climaticas de diferentes epocas do ano interferem na fisiologia destes animais, o presente estudo tem como objetivo investigar a ocorrencia de variacoes sazonais em parametros hematologicos de iguanas-verdes (Iguana iguana) criadas em cativeiro na cidade de Volta Redonda, estado do Rio de Janeiro.
With the Maracana out of commission, Fluminense are on the road once more and a fixture which was initially scheduled for Manaus, then Botafogo, has finally been slated in for Volta Redonda.
Pautou-se na representacao cartografica dos topos sobre as folhas topograficas em escala de 1/250.000, especificamente as seguintes: Barbacena, SF-23-X-C (IBGE, 1979), Varginha, SF-23-V-D (IBGE, 1979), Volta Redonda, SF-23-Z-A (IBGE, 1976) e Guaratingueta, SF-23-Y-B (IBGE, 1985).