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Principal Investigators:

Roni Avissar, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science - University of Miami (US-PI)
Maria Assunção Faus da Silva Dias, IAG/USP (SA-PI)
Pedro Leite Silva Dias, USP - Universidade de Sao Paulo (SA-PI)

 

Abstract 1999:  The Impacts of Land-Use/Land-Cover in Amazonia on Hydrometeorological Processes at Different Spatial and Temporal Scales (View)

 
Resumo 1999:  Os Impactos do Uso da Terra e da Cobertura do Solo na Amazônia Sobre os Processos Hidrometeorológicos em Diferentes Escalas Temporais e Espaciais

 

Investigation Duration:   03/1999 - 06/2003

 

PC-30 is a successor to investigation PC-05.

 

Participants:

Roni Avissar, US-PI, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science - University of Miami
Somnath Baidya Roy, Duke university
Matei Georgescu, Center for Environmental Prediction
Renato Ramos-da-Silva, Universidade Federal da Bahia
Maria Assunção Faus da Silva Dias, SA-PI, IAG/USP
Pedro Leite Silva Dias, SA-PI, USP - Universidade de Sao Paulo
Lori A. Thompson, Rutgers University
David Werth, Duke University

 

Research Sites:

Amazon Basin (large-scale studies)

Rondonia

 

Training and Education Activities - Accomplished:

Internship and Exchange Programs:

Year
Completed
Activity Description

2002  

  • A cooperative agreement was established between Rutgers and the Universidade de São Paulo (USP).

 
 
 

Datasets/Posters Available as of 2014-04-03

Posters (with related publications, if any)

The Effects of Amazonian Deforestation on Regional and Global Climate (Poster)


 

Publications:

Roy SB, Avissar R. (2000) Scales of response of the convective boundary layer to land-surface heterogeneity. Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 533-536. (abstract)

Avissar R, Dias PLS, Dias MAFS, Nobre C. (2002) The Large-Scale Biosphere-atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA): Insights and future research needs. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Avissar R, Nobre CA. (2002) Preface to special issue on the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107.

Roy SB, Avissar R. (2002) Impact of land use/land cover change on regional hydrometeorology in Amazonia. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Weaver CP, Roy SB, Avissar R. (2002) Sensitivity of simulated mesoscale atmospheric circulations resulting from landscape heterogeneity to aspects of model configuration. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Werth D, Avissar R. (2002) The local and global effects of Amazon deforestation. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107. (abstract)

Roy SB, Weaver CP, Nolan DS, Avissar R. (2003) A preferred scale for landscape forced mesoscale circulations? Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 108. (abstract)

Avissar R, da Silva RR, Werth D. Implications of Tropical Deforestation for Regional and Global Hydroclimate, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change, edited by DeFries RS, Asner GP and Houghton RA, pp. 73-83, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2004.

Werth D, Avissar R. (2004) The regional evapotranspiration of the Amazon. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5, 100-109. (abstract)

*Avissar R, Werth D. (2005) Global hydroclimatological teleconnections resulting from tropical deforestation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 6, 134-145. (abstract)

da Silva RR, Avissar R. (2005) The impacts of the Luni-Solar oscillation on the Arctic oscillation. Geophysical Research Letters, 32. (abstract)

da Silva RR, Avissar R. (2006) The hydrometeorology of a deforested region of the Amazon basin. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7, 1028-1042. (abstract)

Hasler N, Avissar R. (2007) What controls evapotranspiration in the amazon basin? Journal of Hydrometeorology, 8, 380-395. (abstract)

*da Silva RR, Werth D, Avissar R. (2008) Regional impacts of future land-cover changes on the amazon basin wet-season climate. Journal of Climate, 21, 1153-1170. (abstract)

Medvigy D, Walko RL, Avissar R. (2008) Modeling interannual variability of the Amazon hydroclimate. Geophysical Research Letters, 35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL034941 (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-10  -  
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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