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Site Type:  Field Site

Site Access:
There is good access to both old and newly established pastures in conditions representative of those faced by small farmers.

Description:  The Embrapa DAS Experiment site (Embrapa–CPAA pasture research station) is located 54 km north of Manaus on the highway BR 174 Manaus-Boa Vista at 60 m elevation. This station is only a few kilometers away from the INPA tower and forest management areas. The site is characterized by a rolling topography with plateaus and small valleys, and the dominant vegetation at the site is evergreen forest. The soil type is a Xanthic Hapludox, which is the major soil type in the central Amazon. There is good access to both old and newly established pastures in conditions representative of those faced by small farmers. Approximately 200 hectares of a forest were cleared and burned in the 1980’s, and Brachiaria humidicola pastures were established. Secondary succession of the pastures began soon after pasture establishment. Studies on vegetation characterization at the site have resulted in the identification of 39 species representing 34 genera and 23 families. The most abundant   ...more

Coordinates:  NLat: -2.51800, SLat: -2.51800, ELong: -60.0300, WLong: -60.0300

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Synthesis/Modelling teams using data from this site  more

Research teams that collected data at this site during 1998 - 2005   more

Registered Datasets  more

Related Research Sites within Amazonas (Manaus): 
Balbina
Cabaliana
Cuiuni
Demini
EMBRAPA DAS Experiment - km 52
Mamiraua
Marchantaria
Mil Madeira Itacoatiara
Pico Da Neblina National Park
Reserva Ducke
Rio Cuieras (lower)
Rio Negro
Rio Preta da Eva
Zamula
ZF2 km 14
ZF2 km 25 - INPA Forest Management Site
ZF2 km 34
ZF3 Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP)
ZF3 Fazenda Dimona

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