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Principal Investigators:

Marcos A. Pedlowski, UENF/CCH/LEEA (SA-PI)
David Lewis Skole, Michigan State University (US-PI)

 

Abstract 1998:  Measurement and Modeling of the Inter-Annual Dynamics of Deforestation and Regrowth in the Brazilian Amazon: Land Use Control on the Annual Net Flux of Carbon (View)

 
Resumo 1998:  Padrões de Processos na Amazônia: Medidas e Modelagem da Dinâmica Interanual do Desflorestamento e Crescimento Secundário (Visualizar)

 

Investigation Duration:   07/1998 - 12/2002

 
 

Participants:

Marcellus Marques Caldas, Kansas State University
Stephen Robert Cameron, BSRSI-Michigan Sate University The Center for Global Change & Earth Observations
Walter H. Chomentowski, Michigan State University
Mark Alan Cochrane, South Dakota State University
Eraldo A. T. Matricardi, Secretaria de Estado do Desenvolvimento Ambiental - Rondonia
Pedro Mourao de Oliveira, SUDAM
Marcos A. Pedlowski, SA-PI, UENF/CCH/LEEA
William A. Salas, Co-Investigator, Applied Geosolutions
Andrea Maria Silveira e Silva, Michigan State University
Luiz Guilherme Teixeira de Silva, CPATU (Embrapa)
David Lewis Skole, US-PI, Michigan State University
Robert T. Walker, Co-Investigator, Michigan State University
Charles H. Wood, Co-Investigator, University of Texas
Yushuang Zhou, Michigan State University

 

Research Sites:

Pará Western (Santarém)

Rondonia

 

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) (View Posters)

LBA-ECO LC-10 Forest Cover Maps for the Legal Amazon

LBA-ECO LC-10 Landsat TM Data for Legal Amazon: 1986-1994

LBA-ECO LC-10 Orthorectified Landsat ETM+ Data for Legal Amazon: 1999-2001

Posters (with related publications, if any)

Parameterization and validation of the CASA biogeochemical model in a meso-scale area: Rondonia State (Poster)


 

Publications:

Cochrane MA, Alencar A, Schulze MD, Souza CM, Nepstad DC, Lefebvre P, Davidson EA. (1999) Positive feedbacks in the fire dynamic of closed canopy tropical forests. Science, 284, 1832-1835. (abstract)

Houghton RA, Skole DL, Nobre CA, Hackler JL, Lawrence KT, Chomentowski WH. (2000) Annual fluxes of carbon from deforestation and regrowth in the Brazilian Amazon. Nature, 403, 301-304. (abstract)

Cochrane MA. (2001) Synergistic interactions between habitat fragmentation and fire in evergreen tropical forests. Conservation Biology, 15, 1515-1521. (abstract)

Cochrane MA, Laurance WF. (2002) Fire as a large-scale edge effect in Amazonian forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 18, 311-325. (abstract)

Salas WA, Ducey MJ, Rignot E, Skole D. (2002) Assessment of JERS-1 SAR for monitoring secondary vegetation in Amazonia: I. Spatial and temporal variability in backscatter across a chrono-sequence of secondary vegetation stands in Rondonia. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23, 1357-1379. (abstract)

Salas WA, Ducey MJ, Rignot E, Skole D. (2002) Assessment of JERS-1 SAR for monitoring secondary vegetation in Amazonia: II. Spatial, temporal, and radiometric considerations for operational monitoring. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23, 1381-1399. (abstract)

 

Matrix of Publications-Datasets:  more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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-11  -  
LC-12  -  LC-13  -  LC-14  -  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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