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Principal Investigators:

Paulo Moutinho, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (SA-PI)
Daniel Nepstad, Woods Hole Research Center (US-PI)

 

Abstract 2003:  The Effects of Partial Throughfall Exclusion on Forest Flammability, Productivity, Metabolism and Nutrient Cycling in an Amazon Forest (View)

 
Resumo 2003:  Efeitos da Exclusão Parcial da Precipitação na Inflamabilidade, Produtividade e Metabolismo da Floresta e Ciclos de Nutrientes em uma Floresta Amazônica

 

Abstract 1998:  Effects of Rainfall Exclusion on an Amazon Forest (View)

 

Resumo 1998:  Efeitos da Exclusão da Precipitação na Floresta Amazônica

 

Investigation Duration:   07/1998 - 12/2005

 
 

Participants:

Ane Alencar, University of Florida
Sergio Viana de Andrade, UnB - Universidade de Brasília
Javier Alberto Arce, Columbia University
Gregory Paul Asner, Co-Investigator, Carnegie Institution
Claudia de Barros e Azevedo-Ramos, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Elizabeth Leslie Belk, University of Georgia
Paulo Monteiro Brando, University of Florida/Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Lace Medeiros Breyer, UnB - Universidade de Brasília
Gina Knust Cardinot, IPAM
Georgia Carvalho, Woods Hole Research Center
Oswaldo de Carvalho Jr, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Luciana Miranda Costa, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Moacyr Bernardino Dias-Filho, Co-Investigator, Embrapa Amazonia Oriental
Ricardo Figueiredo, Co-Investigator, Embrapa Meio Ambiente
Felipe Resque Gonçalves Junior, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Jose Benito Guerrero, University of Brasilia-IPAM
Noel Michele Holbrook, Harvard University
Robert K. Kaufmann, Boston University
Wendy Kingerlee, The Woods Hole Research Center
Carlos Augusto Klink, Co-Investigator, UnB - Universidade de Brasília
Wanja Janayna Miranda Lameira, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Paul A. Lefebvre, The Woods Hole Research Center
Eduardo Jorge Maklouf, Co-Investigator, Embrapa Amazonia Oriental
Daniel Markewitz, Co-Investigator, University of Georgia
Garrett Wister Meigs, Woods Hole Research Center
Heloisa S. Miranda, Co-Investigator, UnB - Universidade de Brasília
Marirosa Molina, US Environmental Protection Agency
Luciana Magalhaes Monaco, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Paulo Moutinho, SA-PI, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Daniel Nepstad, US-PI, Woods Hole Research Center
Rafael Silva Oliveira, University of California, Berkeley
Charles Merideth Peters, New York Botanical Garden
Flavia dos Santos Pinto, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Ana Cláudia Pupim, IPAM
David Graham Ray, Woods Hole Research Center
Eustáquio J Reis, IPEA/DIMAC
Peter Schlesinger, Woods Hole Research Center
Karen R. Schwalbe, The Woods Hole Research Center
Wanderley Silva, IPAM - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia
Dulce Alves da Silva, UnB - Universidade de Brasília
Luis Anibal Solorzano Cardenas, The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Leonel Sternberg, Co-Investigator, University of Miami
Corrina Dawn Steward, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Richard G. Zepp, US EPA

 

Research Sites:

Pará Western (Santarém)

 

Training and Education Activities - Accomplished:

Currently none available.

 
 

Scheduled STI Site Visits:   more

 

Datasets/Posters Available as of 2014-04-02

Datasets (with related publications, if any)

LBA ECO LC-14 REE Leaf Phenology and Specific Leaf Area 2001-2006

LBA-ECO LC-14 Biophysical Measurements, Rainfall Exclusion, Tapajos National Forest

  1. Brando P.M., S.J. Goetz, A. Baccini, D.C. Nepstad, P.S.A. Beck, and M.C. Christman. 2010. Seasonal and interannual variability of climate and vegetation indices across the Amazon. PNAS 107: 14685-14690. doi/10.1073/pnas.0908741107
  2. Brando PM, Nepstad DC, Davidson EA, Trumbore SE, Ray D, Carmargo P. (2008) Drought effects on litterfall, wood production and belowground carbn cycling in an Amazon forest: results of a throughfall reduction experiment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences
  3. Nepstad DC, Tohver IM, Ray D, Moutinho P, Cardinot G. (2007) Mortality of large trees and lianas following experimental drought in an amazon forest. Ecology, 88, 2259-2269.
  4. Nepstad, D.C., P. Moutinho, M.B. Dias, E. Davidson, G. Cardinot, D. Markewitz, R. Figueiredo, N. Vianna, J. Chambers, D. Ray, J.B. Guerreiros, P. Lefebvre, L. Sternberg, M. Moreira, L. Barros, F.Y. Ishida, I. Tohlver, E. Belk, K. Kalif, and K. Schwalbe. 2002. The effects of partial throughfall exclusion on canopy processes, aboveground production, and biogeochemistry of an Amazon forest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107:53, 51-18.
LBA-ECO LC-14 Modeled Deforestation Scenarios, Amazon Basin: 2002-2050

  1. Nepstad, D.C., G. Carvalho, A.C. Barros, A. Alencar, J.P. Capobianco, J. Bishop, P. Moutinho, P. Lefebvre, U.L. Silva, and E. Prins. 2001. Road paving, fire regime feedbacks, and the future of Amazon forests. Forest Ecology and Management 154(3):395-407.
  2. Soares, B.S., D.C. Nepstad, L.M. Curran, G.C. Cerqueira, R.A. Garcia, C.A. Ramos, E. Voll, A. McDonald, P. Lefebvre, and P. Schlesinger. 2006. Modelling conservation in the Amazon basin. Nature 440(7083):520-523.
LBA-ECO LC-14 Modeled Soil and Plant Water Balance, Amazon Basin, 1995-2001

  1. Nepstad, D., P. Lefebvre, U.L. Da Silva, J. Tomasella, P. Schlesinger, L. Solorzano, P. Moutinho, D. Ray, and J.G. Benito. 2004. Amazon drought and its implications for forest flammability and tree growth: a basin-wide analysis. Global Change Biology 10(5):704-717.
LBA-ECO LC-14 Rainfall Exclusion Experiment Leaf Water Potential, Tapajos National Forest: 2000-2001

  1. Nepstad, D.C., P. Moutinho, M.B. Dias, E. Davidson, G. Cardinot, D. Markewitz, R. Figueiredo, N. Vianna, J. Chambers, D. Ray, J.B. Guerreiros, P. Lefebvre, L. Sternberg, M. Moreira, L. Barros, F.Y. Ishida, I. Tohlver, E. Belk, K. Kalif, and K. Schwalbe. 2002. The effects of partial throughfall exclusion on canopy processes, aboveground production, and biogeochemistry of an Amazon forest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20): .
LBA-ECO LC-14 Rainfall Exclusion Experiment, Root Phenology, TNF, Brazil: 2000-2004

LBA-ECO LC-14 Rainfall Exclusion Experiment, Surface Root Biomass, TNF, Brazil

LBA-ECO LC-14 Sap flow measurements from heated probes for stems in the control and treatment plots, rainfall exclusion experiment, Tapajos National Forest (LBA)

  1. Nepstad, D.C., P. Moutinho, M.B. Dias, E. Davidson, G. Cardinot, D. Markewitz, R. Figueiredo, N. Vianna, J. Chambers, D. Ray, J.B. Guerreiros, P. Lefebvre, L. Sternberg, M. Moreira, L. Barros, F.Y. Ishida, I. Tohlver, E. Belk, K. Kalif, and K. Schwalbe. 2002. The effects of partial throughfall exclusion on canopy processes, aboveground production, and biogeochemistry of an Amazon forest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D20): .


 

Publications:

Uhl C, Nepstad D. Amazonia at the millennium. Interciencia 25(3), 159-164. 2000.

Asner GP. (2001) Cloud cover in Landsat Observations of the Brazilian Amazon. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22, 3855-3862.

Carvalho G, Barros AC, Moutinho P, Nepstad D. (2001) Sensitive development could protect Amazonia instead of destroying it. Nature, 409, 131.

*Nepstad D, Carvalho G, Barros AC, Alencar A, Capobianco JP, Bishop J, Moutinho P, Lefebvre P, Silva UL, Prins E. (2001) Road paving, fire regime feedbacks, and the future of Amazon forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 154, 395-407. (abstract)

Potter C, Davidson EA, Nepstad D, de Carvalho CR. (2001) Ecosystem modeling and dynamic effects of deforestation on trace gas fluxes in Amazon tropical forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 152, 97-117.

Markewitz D, Davidson E, Moutinho P, Nepstad D. (2004) Nutrient loss and redistribution after forest clearing on a highly weathered soil in Amazonia. Ecological Applications, 14, 177-199. (abstract)

Restom TG, Nepstad DC. (2004) Seedling growth dynamics of a deeply rooting liana in a secondary forest in eastern Amazonia. Forest Ecology and Management, 190, 109-118. (abstract)

Oliveira RS, Bezerra L, Davidson EA, Pinto F, Klink CA, Nepstad DC, Moreira A. (2005) Deep root function in soil water dynamics in cerrado savannas of central Brazil. Functional Ecology, 19, 574-581. (abstract)

Oliveira RS, Dawson TE, Burgess SSO, Nepstad DC. (2005) Hydraulic redistribution in three Amazonian trees. Oecologia, 145, 354-363. (abstract)

*Ray D, Nepstad D, Moutinho P. (2005) Micrometeorological and canopy controls of fire susceptibility in a forested Amazon landscape. Ecological Applications, 15, 1664-1678. (abstract)

Azevedo-Ramos C, do Amaral BD, Nepstad DC, Soares B, Nasi R. (2006) Integrating ecosystem management, protected areas, and mammal conservation in the Brazilian Amazon. Ecology and Society, 11. (abstract)

Brando P, Ray D, Nepstad D, Cardinot G, Curran LM, Oliveira R. (2006) Effects of partial throughfall exclusion on the phenology of Coussarea racemosa (Rubiaceae) in an east-central Amazon rainforest. Oecologia, 150, 181-189. (abstract)

Campos MT, Nepstad DC. (2006) Smallholders, the Amazon\'s new conservationists. Conservation Biology, 20, 1553-1556.

Lima E, Merry F, Nepstad D, Amacher G, Azevedo-Ramos C, Lefebvre P, Resque F. (2006) Searching for sustainability: Forest policies, smallholders, and the trans-Amazon highway (vol 48, pg 26, 2006). Environment, 48, 36.

Merry F, Amacher G, Macqueen D, Dos Santos MG, Lima E, Nepstad D. (2006) Collective action without collective ownership: community associations and logging on the Amazon frontier. International Forestry Review, 8, 211-221.

Nepstad D, Schwartzman S, Bamberger B, Santilli M, Ray D, Schlesinger P, Lefebvre P, Alencar A, Prinz E, Fiske G, Rolla A. (2006) Inhibition of Amazon deforestation and fire by parks and indigenous lands. Conservation Biology, 20, 65-73. (abstract)

*Soares BS, Nepstad DC, Curran LM, Cerqueira GC, Garcia RA, Ramos CA, Voll E, McDonald A, Lefebvre P, Schlesinger P. (2006) Modelling conservation in the Amazon basin. Nature, 440, 520-523. (abstract)

*Nepstad DC, Tohver IM, Ray D, Moutinho P, Cardinot G. (2007) Mortality of large trees and lianas following experimental drought in an amazon forest. Ecology, 88, 2259-2269.

*Brando PM, Nepstad DC, Davidson EA, Trumbore SE, Ray D, Carmargo P. (2008) Drought effects on litterfall, wood production and belowground carbn cycling in an Amazon forest: results of a throughfall reduction experiment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, .

 

Matrix of Publications-Datasets:  more

 

Science Questions:

Carbon Dynamics:

        CD-Q1 - What is the (climatically driven) seasonal and interannual variability of the carbon dioxide flux between the atmosphere and different land cover/use types?
        CD-Q2 - How do biological processes such as mortality and recruitment or succession following land use change influence the net annual carbon balance for different land cover and land use types?
        CD-Q3 - What are the relative contributions of fluxes from natural and disturbed ecosystems to the net Amazônia-wide flux?
        CD-Q3c - What factors (biologically mediated, land use history, soil properties, etc.) control the rate of carbon sequestration in biomass and soils of regrowing forest?
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Research Teams:

CD-01  -  CD-02  -  CD-03  -  CD-04  -  CD-05  -  CD-06  -  CD-07  -  CD-08  -  CD-09  -  
CD-10  -  CD-11  -  CD-12  -  CD-14  -  CD-15  -  CD-17  -  CD-18  -  CD-30  -  CD-31  -  
CD-32  -  CD-33  -  CD-34  -  CD-35  -  CD-36  -  CD-37  -  CD-40  -  CD-41  -  LC-01  -  
LC-02  -  LC-03  -  LC-04  -  LC-05  -  LC-06  -  LC-07  -  LC-08  -  LC-09  -  LC-10  -  
LC-11  -  LC-12  -  LC-13  -  LC-15  -  LC-16  -  LC-21  -  LC-22  -  LC-23  -  LC-24  -  
LC-30  -  LC-31  -  LC-32  -  LC-33  -  LC-34  -  LC-35  -  LC-36  -  LC-37  -  LC-38  -  
LC-39  -  ND-01  -  ND-02  -  ND-03  -  ND-04  -  ND-06  -  ND-07  -  ND-08  -  ND-09  -  
ND-10  -  ND-11  -  ND-30  -  ND-31  -  PC-30  -  TG-01  -  TG-02  -  TG-03  -  TG-04  -  
TG-05  -  TG-06  -  TG-07  -  TG-08  -  TG-09  -  TG-10  -  TG-30  -  TG-31  -  TG-32

 


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