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1) informal education: Traveling scenarios exhibit for middle-school children for the municipios of Belem and Santarem, with partial support from the Secretary of Education of the State of Para. Scenarios workshops for local stakeholders and decision-makers in each study region. 2) formal education: Incorporation of scenarios project into interdisciplinary graduate program (NAEA) at UFPa, including course lectures and seminars. Short course on scenarios planning and modelling for the UFPa/NAEA doctoral program, offered once per year 3) professional development: Support the PhD dissertations of 5 students (3 Brazilian): M. Vera Diaz (BU) Soy model; C. Stickler (Uflorida) Integrated model of Xingu headwaters; A. Alencar (Uflorida) Spatial relationships between logging, fire, and land tenure; TBD (UFMinas Gerais) Econometric model of fire. TBD(UFPara) Econometric model of settlements. Technical training for Brazilian collaborators (Instituto Socioambiental, among others) in dynamic spatial modelling.


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