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Land-use in Amazonia and the Cerrado of Brazil

state of knowledge and GIS database : summary of research : a final report to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration : period covered, NAGW-5084, April 1, 1996-September 30, 1997; NAG5-5164, July 15, 1997-July 14, 1998 (budget augmentation)

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Published by Woods Hole Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Woods Hole, MA, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Data bases.,
  • Ecosystems.,
  • Weather forecasting.,
  • Deforestation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLand use in Amazonia and the Cerrado of Brazil., State of knowledge and GIS database.
    Statementprincipal investigator, Daniel C. Nepstad.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA/CR-207614., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-207614.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18134680M

    Research Activities. Cerrado (Priority One): Our first priority is to complete the photo series and biomass consumption modeling in the cerrado ecosystems. We will participate in authoring a book on the ecology of the ecosystems. We will continuing inventory fire effects studies at our principal research sites at the I.G.B.E. Reserve and Aquas Emindadas. The objectives of this project are to assess the impacts of land use and climatic changes on soil nutrient cycles and microbiota, trace gas exchange and water quality in the Brazilian cerrado. This work involves a close collaboration between EPA and a group of scientists from the Department of Ecology, University of Brasilia, Brazil.

    Land use intensification for forest product exploitation, traditional crop production, and cattle production has been influenced by population density and land prices. In areas with low population densities, where land prices are normally low, extraction activities, such as those for rubber, timber, and Brazil nuts, coexist with shifting. The Amazonia Third Way can be the most effective Land Use Change Planning policy for the Amazon because it is fully based on a standing forest-flowing river bio-economy. If successful, this new development model can be applied to all tropical regions helping Cited by: 2.

    Keywords: Southern Amazonia, greenhouse gas emissions, modelling, scenarios, land-use change Summary: During the s and early s, forestry and agriculture were the main emitters of greenhouse gases in Brazil, contributing to approximately 80 Cited by: 1. In this study, the changes in SOC stocks due to the land use land use Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details change and management in the southwestern Amazon were estimated for two time periods from and An uncertainty analysis was also conducted using a Cited by:


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The Cerrado (Portuguese pronunciation:) is a vast tropical savanna ecoregion of Brazil, particularly in the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso, Tocantins, Minas Gerais and the Federal akikopavolka.com Cerrado biome core areas are the plateaus in the center of Brazil.

The main habitat types of the Cerrado include: forest savanna, wooded savanna, park savanna and gramineous-woody Coordinates: 14°00′20″S 47°41′05″W /. Request PDF | Soil changes under different land-uses in the Cerrado of Mato Grosso, Brazil | Abstract This study aimed to (1) examine the effects of land-use change on the soils of natural Cerrado.

The Amazônia National Park (Portuguese: Parque Nacional da Amazônia) was created inas a national park comprising 1, ha. It is situated in Itaituba and Trairão municipalities, Pará state, in the north region of akikopavolka.com is located in the watershed of the Tapajós River, about halfway between Manaus and akikopavolka.com has expanded since its inception and now covers 8, square Designation: National park.

Jul 24,  · Abstract. The main focus of this chapter is the presentation and discussion of land use expansion based on the two latest mappings of land use in the Brazilian Cerrado ( and ); both maps were produced by interpreting Landsat satellite akikopavolka.com: Edson Eyji Sano.

The Yanomami of Northern Brazil. The use and management of natural resources by the Yanomami include hunting, fishing, and collecting faunal resources, gathering and collecting floral resources, and shifting cultivation of bananas, plantains, manioc, several varieties of potatolike tubers, and a number of lesser crops.

land use in Amazonia Cited by: 7. Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume Amazonia and Global Change synthesizes results of the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) for scientists and students of Earth system science and global environmental change.

1 Introduction. At global scale, the Central Brazil region in Southern Amazonia is the most dynamic agricultural expansion zone. Tropical forests and Cerrado (Brazilian Savannah) are converted to pasture and crop fields (Barona et al., ; Batlle‐Bayer et al., ).Great public and scientific attention is given to Amazon forest deforestation, but in fact, most of the agricultural Cited by: 2.

The Use of Fire in the Cerrado and Amazonian Rainforests of Brazil: Past and Present Article (PDF Available) in Fire Ecology 7(1) · April with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Vania Pivello.

Land Use and Land Cover. The difference between the terms land use and land cover is that land cover refers to the physical state of the earth’s surface and its natural attributes such as biota, soil, and topography while also considering the presence of human structures (Robinson et Cited by: 7.

Oct 28,  · We aim to fill this gap by coupling econometric with spatially explicit models to explore future trends in land use change in the Cerrado biome.

Cerrado savannas are considered a biodiversity hotspot, occupying 24% of Brazil’s territory. Nevertheless, the native vegetation in this region is under mounting pressure due to agricultural akikopavolka.com: T.

Carvalho Lima, S. Carvalho Ribeiro, B. Soares-Filho. This collection of Amazonian datasets assembled with funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). This project was conducted in anticipation of the Large-Scale Biosphere Atmosphere Experiment (LBA), an international research effort led by Brazil.

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Fluxes of N2O and No from Natural Ecosystems to the Atmosphere Effects of Land Use Changes on Cited by: Get this from a library.

Amazonia and global change. [Michael Keller;] -- "Amazonia and Global Change synthesizes results of the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) for scientists and students of Earth system science and global environmental.

The purpose of the study presented by "California Environmental Associates”, which is the focus of this critical review, is to support the “Climate and Land Use Alliance” in identifying strategic actions that may contribute to the implementation of sustainable development in the Brazilian Cerrado.

Get this from a library. Amazonian deforestation and climate. [J H C Gash;] -- "Results of Anglo-Brazilian Climate Observation Study (ABRACOS), which sought to improve climate model predictions. Significant 29 chapter contribution provides a technical examination of the.

The Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia: Analyzing Regional Land Use Change Effects Michael Keller1,2, Maria Assunção Silva-Dias3, Daniel C. Nepstad4, and Meinrat O. Andreae5 The Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) is a multi-disciplinary, multinational scientific project led by Brazil.

LBA. Brazil’s Cerrado is a highly diverse ecosystem and it provides critical habitat for many species. Cerrado habitats have suffered significant degradation and decline over the past decades due to expansion of cash crops and livestock farming across South America.

Approximately 1, km2 of the Cerrado remain in Brazil, but detailed maps and conservation assessments of the Cerrado are Cited by: 'Causes of Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon' is part of the World Bank Working Paper series. The report suggests that, in contrast to the s and s, when occupation of Brazilian Amazonia was largely induced by government policies and subsidies, recent deforestation in significant parts of the region is basically caused by medium- and large-scale cattle ranching.

Mar 08,  · Amazon Soy Moratorium: defeating deforestation or greenwash diversion. the destruction of the Cerrado, Brazil’s biodiverse savanna — has been neglected. Sep 01,  · Inin her mid-seventies, she devoted herself exclusively to recording endangered species of cerrado plants.

The largest savanna ecosystem in South America and the second largest biogeographical region in Brazil, the cerrado covers 25 percent of. Nov 01,  · 1.) Brazil’s population (, in July ) is much less than that of India (1,) or China (1,), such that the prospect of Brazil’s increasing emissions to accommodate its size is much less foreboding than is the case for these other two countries.Book Description: From the pre-Columbian era to the present, native Amazonians have shaped the land around them, emphasizing utilization, conservation, and sustainability.

These priorities stand in stark contrast to colonial and contemporary exploitation of Amazonia by outside interests.Evidence from our work indicates that Brazil needs broader-ranging land use policies than what was done in the s to be able to reach the land use goals stated in its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement.

Amazonia and Cerrado. Amazonia is the biggest biome in Brazil, with an area of million ha (Mha), Author: Michelle C. A. Picoli, Ana Rorato, Pedro Leitão, Gilberto Camara, Adeline Maciel, Patrick Hostert, I.