Technical Report: Desmatamento e queimadas na Amazônia durante a pandemia de COVID-19 em 2020 /// Deforestation and fires in Amazonia during the COVID-19 pandemics in 2020
*Documento Disponível em Português e Inglês // Document avaliable in Portuguese and English*
Avaliamos neste documento o problema do desmatamento na região, sua interação com o clima, seu potencial de intensificar as queimadas e incêndios florestais e as consequências da interação das queimadas com a pandemia de COVID-19.
In this document, we assessed the problem of deforestation in the region, its interaction with climate, its potential to intensify deforestation and forest fires and the consequences of the interaction of fires with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aragão, Luiz E. O. C.; Silva JUnior, Celso H. L.; ANDERSON, Liana O. O desafio do Brasil para conter o desmatamento e as queimadas na Amazônia durante a pandemia por COVID-19 em 2020: implicações ambientais, sociais e sua governança. São José dos Campos, 2020. 34p. SEI/INPE: 01340.004481/2020-96/5543324. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.17256.49921
New publication in Global Change Biology on Effects of climate and land‐use change scenarios on fire probability during the 21st century in the Brazilian Amazon.
Fonseca et al. (2019)
New publication in Nature Climate Change on Carbon-focused conservation may fail to protect the most biodiverse tropical forests
Ferreira et al. (2018).
New publication in Nature Communications on 21st Century drought-related fires counteract the decline of Amazon deforestation carbon emissions.
Aragão et al. (2018).
New publication in Biogeosciences on Fractal properties of forest fires in Amazonia as a basis for modelling pan-tropical burnt area.
Fletcher et al. (2014).
New publication in Biological Reviews on Environmental change and the carbon balance of Amazonia.
Aragão et al. (2014).
Books and Editions
New book on the causes and consequences of drought in Amazonia Published by Oficina de Textos
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Three chapters authored by the TREES Team
New Special Issue of Plant Ecology and Diversity (2013): Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests