Grant Name:

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

  • Date Awarded:
    Oct 2008
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    24 months
  • Grant ID:
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation

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.

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