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Principal Investigators:

Eustáquio J Reis, IPEA/DIMAC (SA-PI)
Robert T. Walker, Michigan State University (US-PI)

 

Abstract 2003:  A Basin-Scale Econometric Model for Projecting Future Amazonian Landscapes (View)

 
Resumo 2003:  Modelo Econométrico em Escala de Bacia para a Projeção de Futuras Paisagens Amazônicas

 

LBA-ECO 2002 Business Meeting Poster: 

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Investigation Duration:   01/2003 - 01/2007

 

LC-36 is a successor to investigation LC-24.

 

Participants:

Eugenio Arima, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Claudio Belmonte de Athayde Bohrer, UFF - Universidade Federal Fluminense
Marcellus Marques Caldas, Kansas State University
Stephen G Perz, Co-Investigator, University of Florida
Alexander Pfaff, Co-Investigator, Duke University
Jiaguo Qi, Co-Investigator, Michigan State University
Eustáquio J Reis, SA-PI, IPEA/DIMAC
Carlos Moreira de Souza Jr., IMAZON
Robert T. Walker, US-PI, Michigan State University

 

Research Sites:

Amazonas (Manaus)

Mato Grosso 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-24 AVHRR Derived Fire Occurrence, 5-km Resolution, Amazonia: 2001

  1. Arima, E.Y., C.S. Simmons, R. Walker, and M.A. Cochrane. 2007. Fire in the Brazilian Amazon: A Spatially Explicit Model for Policy Impact Analysis. Journal of Regional Science 47(3).
LBA-ECO LC-24 Cadastral Property Map of Uruara, Para, Brazil: ca.1975

LBA-ECO LC-24 Forest Cover Map from MODIS, 500-m, South America: 2001

LBA-ECO LC-24 Historical Roads of the Legal Amazon: 1968-1993

  1. Arima, E., R.T. Walker, S. Perz, and M. Caldas. 2005. Loggers and Forest Fragmentation: Behavioral Models of Road Building in the Amazon Basin, 95(3):525-541.
  2. Brandao A.O. and C.M. Souza. 2006. Mapping unofficial roads with Landsat images: a new tool to improve the monitoring of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. International Journal of Remote Sensing 27(1):177-189.
  3. Perz SG, Caldas M, Arima E, and Walker R (2007). Unofficial Road Building in the Amazon: Socioeconomic and Biophysical Explanations. Development and Change. 38(3): pp 531 - 553.
  4. Perz, S., S. Brilhante, F. Brown, M. Caldas, S. Ikeda, E. Mendoza, C. Overdevest, V. Reis, J.F. Reyes, D. Rojas, M. Schmink, C. Souza, and R. Walker. 2008. Road building, land use and climate change: prospects for environmental governance in the Amazon. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 363(1498):1889-1895.
  5. Perz, S.G., C. Overdevest, M.M. Caldas, R.T. Walker, and E.Y. Arima. 2007. Unofficial road building in the Brazilian Amazon: dilemmas and models for road governance. Environmental Conservation 34(2):112-121.
  6. Pfaff, A., J. Robalino, R. Walker, E. Reis, S. Perz, C. Bohrer, and S. Aldrich. 2007. Roads Investments, Spatial Intensification and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Journal of Regional Science 47(1).
LBA-ECO LC-24 Land Cover Classes from Landsat TM, Uruara, Para: 1986-1991

  1. Aldrich, S., R. Walker, E. Arima, M. Caldas, J. Browder, and S. Perz. 2006. Land-Cover and Land-Use Change in the Brazilian Amazon: Smallholders, Ranchers, and Frontier Stratification.. Economic Geography 82(3):265-288.
LBA-ECO LC-24 Landsat ETM+ Forest Cover Classification, Uruara, Para, Brazil: 1999

LBA-ECO LC-24 Landsat TM and ETM+ Land Cover, Southern Para, Brazil: 1984-2003

  1. Simmons, C.S, R.T. Walker, M.M. Caldas, E.Y. Arima, and S.P. Aldrich. 2007. Amazon Land Wars in the South of Para. Annals of the Association of American Geographers: 97(3).


 

Publications:

Walker RT, Perz S, Caldas M, Texeira da Silva LG. (2002) Land Use and Land Cover Change in Forest Frontiers: The Role of Household Life Cycles. International Regional Science Review, 25, 169-199.

Caldas M, Walker RT, Shirota R, Perz S, Skole D. (2003) Ciclo de Vida da Família e Desmatamento na Amazônica: Combinando Informaçòoes de Sensoriomento Remoto com Dados Primários. Revista Brasleira de Economia, 57, 683-711.

Walker RT. (2003) Mapping Process to Pattern in the Landscape Change of the Amazonian Frontier. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 93, 376-398.

Walker R, Drzyzga SA, Li YL, Qi JG, Caldas M, Arima E, Vergara D. (2004) A behavioral model of landscape change in the Amazon Basin: The colonist case. Ecological Applications, 14, 299-312. (abstract)

Walker RT. (2004) Theorizing Land Cover and Land Use Change: The Case of Tropical Deforestation. International Regional Science Review, 27, 247-270.

Walker RT. (2004) Introduction of Special Issue on Tropical Deforestation. International Regional Science Review, 27, 243-246.

*Arima E, Walker RT, Perz S, Caldas M. (2005) Loggers and Forest Fragmentation: Behavioral Models of Road Building in the Amazon Basin. 95, 525-541. (abstract)

Perz S, Arima E, Souza C, Caldas M, Brandao A, Araujo de Souza FK, Walker R. (2005) O Dilemma das Estradas Nao-Oficiais na Amazonia. Ciencia Hoje, 32, 56-58.

Aldrich S, Walker R, Arima E, Caldas M, Browder J, Perz S. (2006) Land-Cover and Land-Use Change in the Brazilian Amazon: Smallholders, Ranchers, and Frontier Stratification. Economic Geography, 82, 265-288. (abstract)

Brandao AO, Souza CM. (2006) Mapping unofficial roads with Landsat images: a new tool to improve the monitoring of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27, 177-189. (abstract)

Perz SGWRT, Caldas MM. (2006) Beyond Population and Environment: Household Life Cycle Demoraphy and Land Use Allocation among Small Farm Colonists in the Amazon. 34, 829-849. (abstract)

Arima EY, Simmons CS, Walker R, Cochrane MA. (2007) Fire in the Brazilian Amazon: A Spatially Explicit Model for Policy Impact Analysis. Journal of Regional Science, 47.

Caldas M, Walker RT, Perz S, Arima E, Aldrich S, Simmons C. (2007) Theorizing Land Cover and Land Use Change: The Peasant Economy of Colonization in the Amazon Basin. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 97, 86-110.

*Perz SG, Caldas M, Arima E, Walker R. (2007) Unofficial Road Building in the Amazon: Socioeconomic and Biophysical Explanations. Development and Change, 38, 531-553.

Perz SG, Overdevest C, Caldas MM, Walker RT, Arima EY. (2007) Unofficial road building in the Brazilian Amazon: dilemmas and models for road governance. Environmental Conservation, 34, 112-121. (abstract)

*Pfaff A, Robalino J, Walker R, Reis E, Perz S, Bohrer C, Aldrich S. (2007) Roads Investments, Spatial Intensification and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon . Journal of Regional Science, 47. (abstract)

Pontius RG, Walter R, Yao-Kumah R, Arima EY, Aldrich S, Vergara D. (2007) Quantitative Assessment for a Model of Amazonian Deforestation. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, .

Simmons C, Caldas M, Arima E, Aldrich S. (2007) Amazon Land Wars in the South of Para. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, .

Perz S, Brilhante S, Brown F, Caldas M, Ikeda S, Mendoza E, Overdevest C, Reis V, Reyes JF, Rojas D, Schmink M, Souza C, Walker R. (2008) Road building, land use and climate change: prospects for environmental governance in the Amazon. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 363, 1889-1895. (abstract)

 

Matrix of Publications-Datasets:  more

 

Science Questions:

Land Cover and Land Use Change:

        LC-Q1 - What are the rates and mechanisms of forest conversion to agricultural land uses, and what is the relative importance of these land uses?
 
 
 
 
 
 

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-14  -  LC-15  -  LC-16  -  LC-21  -  LC-22  -  LC-23  -  
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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