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Activity Type Year
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Formal Training

2003  

  • FIT undergraduate student received training in data collection, methodologies and analyses

    Irene Cibelle Gonçalves Sampaio, an undergraduate student at Faculdades Integradas do Tapajós (FIT), received training in data collection, methodologies and analyses at the research site in Santarém, Pará. Her studies also focused on subcanopy radiation transects.

2004  

  • Julio Tóta da Silva
    Worked on the analysis of the results of the km67 ‘DRENO’ subcanopy array as part of his doctoral studies developed at the University of São Paulo (USP).

  • Matthew John Czikowsky
    Currently pursuing a Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. David Fitzhjarrald at the State University of New York-Albany (SUNY). In 2004, Czikowsky worked with this team on data collection and analysis which will be part of his Ph.D. dissertation.

  • Luis Eduardo Medeiros
    Graduate student at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM). He was awarded a Brazilian CAPES scholarship to develop doctoral studies at the State University of New York-Albany. His work involves analysis of LBA-ECO data, particularly the flux measurement data suite.

  • Daniele Santos Nogueira
    Undergraduate student at the Federal University of Pará (UFPA), Belém, pursuing a Masters degree at the State University of New York-Albany. Her research focuses on mesoclimatological studies developed in LBA research sites.

Local Community / Government Outreach

1998  

  • Introducing LBA-ECO

    Lecture addressed to the lay public, students and faculty at the Federal University of Pará, in Santarém, Brazil. It was presented by Dr. Otavio C. Acevedo, from the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), Brazil.

On-Site Training of South American Participants

2002  

  • Data downloading, Collecting and Storing data

    Short courses including hands-on activities were provided to students in Belterra and to the LBA Project Staff in Santarém, Pará, Brazil.

  • Field activities

    Students received training in operating and checking instruments installed in the field, and upgrading data logging devices.

Short Courses / Seminars / Workshops / Conferences

2003  

  • Surface to atmosphere exchange in an Amazon pasture/agricultural site

    This paper, by Otávio C. Acevedo et al, was presented at the LBA workshop Biogeochemical Changes Associated with the Establishment and Maintenance of Agroecosystems held at the University of Brasilia, Brazil, in November 2003.

  • A Amazônia e as Mudanças Climáticas
    (The Amazon and Climate Change)

    Lecture presented at the III Congresso Interamericano de Qualidade de Ar held in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

  • O LBA e as Torres de Fluxo

    Lecture presented by Dr. Osvaldo M. Moraes (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria - UFSM) during the I Fórum das Instituições de Ensino Superior de Santarém held at the Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA) in Santarém, Pará, Brazil.

  • Environmental Measurements

    Short course taught to undergraduate students at the Universidade Luterana do Brasil (ULBRA) in Santarém, PA. The course included training in data collection at the climatological station in Belterra, Pará, Brazil.

2004  

  • O Projeto LBA

    Lecture presented at the Congresso Brasileiro de Redes de Alto Desempenho, in Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Training of South American Participants in U.S.

2003  

Training at the State University of New York-Albany

  • Brazilian Graduate student, Rodrigo da Silva completed his Ph.D. dissertation at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), focusing on instrumentation. Over the last three years, he twice spent 6-month periods in residence at the State University of New York - Albany (SUNY) working with other CD-03 researchers to develop a tethered balloon-borne CO2 sounding system.


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