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Woods Hole Research Center

Fire, land use, and the savannization of seasonally-dry Amazon forests

For the collection of fundamental data on forest dieback, carrying out new experimental field studies of forest response to fire and developing novel numerical modeling representations of Amazon forest susceptibility to savannization processes and associated changes in climate, soil nutrients, carbon fluxes and hydrology.

Title: Fire, land use, and the savannization of seasonally-dry Amazon forests
Date Awarded: Oct 2008
Amount: $2,007,879
Term: 24 months
Grant ID: GBMF1963
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative
Organization Name: Woods Hole Research Center