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Formal Training

2004  

  • Michela Figueira initiated training under the supervision of this team as an undergraduate student at the Federal University of Pará, in Santarém. She was the team’s Santarém-based student and technician for three and a half years. Over this period, she was in charge of litter studies at the research site at the km 83 Logged Forest Tower Site in Santarém, Pará, and helped with several field campaigns and logistical support. In 2004, she was accepted to the M.S. program at CENA-USP, under the supervision of Dr. Jean Ometto.
  • Albert de Sousa, an undergraduate student at the Federal University of Pará (UFPA), in Santarém, received training in methodology and data collection. He was in charge of dendrometry measurements and has assisted in many measurement campaigns and logistical details over four years. After this training, he was able to take a position at IBAMA in Manaus, where he currently works as a technician.

  • Augusto Maia has worked as a technician for the CD-04 team providing assistance to many field studies over the last three years.

Short Courses / Seminars / Workshops / Conferences

2003  

  • Carbon Cycling in Tropical and Boreal Forests

  • Effects of Logging on the CO2 and Energy Exchange of a Primary Forest in Tapajós National Forest

  • Lectures taught by Dr. Scott Miller (University of California-Irvine) to students at the Federal University of Pará (UFPA), in Santarém, PA, Brazil.


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