Grant Name:

Interactions Between Climate, Forests, and Land Use in the Amazon Basin: Modeling for Mitigating Large-Scale Savannization

  • Date Awarded:
    Nov 2008
     
  • Amount:
    $2,013,724
     
  • Term:
    36 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF1971
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

For a comprehensive evaluation and further development of the predictive capabilities of four state-of-the-art terrestrial ecosystem models against a suite of field measurements collected over a range of spatial and temporal scales in order to predict how land-cover change and changes in climate will affect the dynamic composition, structure and functioning of Amazonian ecosystems over the coming century.

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