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Site Type:  Field Site

Description:  Igarapé–Açu, in the Bragantina region of northeastern Pará, is located about 100 km east of Belém. This area of slash–and–burn agriculture on small land holdings has been the site of intensive studies by the Studies on Human Impact on Forests and Floodplains in the Tropics (SHIFT) project, which is a collaborative effort involving German and Brazilian scientists, including Embrapa scientists involved in LBA. Nutrient stocks and fluxes, rates of biomass accumulation, and rates of evapotranspiration have been studied by SHIFT researchers with different experimental treatments and using secondary growth of age ranging from two to ten years old (Hölscher et al., 1997a,b).

Coordinates:  NLat: -1.100, SLat: -1.100, ELong: -47.600, WLong: -47.600

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Related Research Sites within Pará Eastern (Belém): 
Bragantina
Capitao Poco
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Jari Celulose
Marabá
Marajó
Paragominas
Peixe Boi
Ponta de Pedras
Santana do Araguaia
Sao Francisco do Para
Tailândia
Tomé Açu

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