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Site Type:  Field Site

Description:  Located on the Transamazon highway in the state of Pará, Altamira was colonized in 1971 and has experienced high rates of deforestation and secondary succession with implementation of agropastoral projects (Moran, 1981, 1993; Mausel et al., 1993; Moran et al., 1994). Altamira municipality is within the Xingu river basin and contains patches of nutrient–rich Alfisols and less fertile Ultisols covered by dense forest and liana–dominated upland forest. Secondary succession, liana forest, upland forest, and pasture are several of the land cover types; some of the land uses in the area are pasture, swidden agriculture, and logging.

Coordinates:  NLat: -2.500, SLat: -4.00, ELong: -51.00, WLong: -54.00

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Related Research Sites within Pará Western (Santarém): 
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Cacoal Grande
Curua Una
Fazenda Sr. David (km 117)
Fazenda Treviso
Guaraná
Igarapé Maica
Jamaraqua - Santarém River Site
km 100 Pasture Site
km 67 Primary Forest Tower Site
km 67 Seca-Floresta Site
km 77 Pasture Tower Site
km 83 Logged Forest Tower Site
Lago Curuai
Lago Grande de Monte Alegre
Mojuí
Santarém-Cuiabá Road
Uruará
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