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Biome-Scale Forest Properties in Amazonia Based on Field and Satellite Observations

Liana O. Anderson
2012 Remote Sensing  
However, the opposite pattern is observed in relation to forest productivity and dynamism, which is higher in western Amazonia than in central and eastern forests.  ...  The spatial patterns on leaf phenology across Amazonia are less marked.  ...  In addition to the NDVI, the MODIS vegetation indices product also has the Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs4051245 fatcat:ufsu2cqeijhgbppp6e6gx7ufje

Mapping of Central Africa Forested Wetlands Using Remote Sensing

Julie Betbeder, Valery Gond, Frederic Frappart, Nicolas N. Baghdadi, Gael Briant, Etienne Bartholome
2014 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Time series of MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) images are used to map land cover types based their phenological differences.  ...  The results also show that land cover phenology is closely related to the time period of flood and solar intensity for this region, similarly to what is observed in the extensive floodplain of the Amazon  ...  of seasonal flooded forest (e.g., in várzea and igapó) is dependent on the maximum level of inundation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2013.2269733 fatcat:2kfgivdhl5gszihm6r3y6on7sm

Assessing the potential of sun-induced fluorescence and the canopy scattering coefficient to track large-scale vegetation dynamics in Amazon forests

Philipp Köhler, Luis Guanter, Hideki Kobayashi, Sophia Walther, Wei Yang
2018 Remote Sensing of Environment  
central Amazon Basin.  ...  Here, we present the first global data set of DASF/CSC and examine the potential of CSC and SIF for providing complementary information on the controversially discussed vegetation seasonality in Amazon  ...  With thanks to Alexa Oliphant and Troy S. Magney for their thoughtful linguistic revision of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.09.025 fatcat:yavoyjtbunatrbntavnetbtjhe

Chapter 6: Biogeochemical Cycles in the Amazon [chapter]

Yadvinder Malhi, John Melack, Luciana V Gatti, Jean P Ometto, Jürgen Kesselmeier, Stefan Wolff, Luiz E O Aragão, Marcos H Costa, Scott R Saleska, Sunitha Pangala, Luana S Basso, Luciana Rizzo (+3 others)
2021 Amazon Assessment Report 2021  
This chapter summarizes the cycles of three key biogeochemical elements, carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus, with a focus on carbon, spanning both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in Amazon.  ...  The chapter also examines the emissions of two key trace gases which make substantial contributions to radiative warming, methane and dinitrogen oxide, and summarizes trace gas and aerosol emissions from  ...  (lower panel) MODIS enhanced vegetation index (EVI) across an ecotone from Santarém forests to cerrado near Cuiabá (modified from Ratana et al. 2012, 2006). Figure 6 . 5 . 65 Figure 6.5.  ... 
doi:10.55161/takr3454 fatcat:combk35cxzbdbjz6vpkvp55enm

Amazon hydrology from space: scientific advances and future challenges

Alice César Fassoni‐Andrade, Ayan Santos Fleischmann, Fabrice Papa, Rodrigo Cauduro Dias de Paiva, Sly Wongchuig, John M. Melack, Adriana Aparecida Moreira, Adrien Paris, Anderson Ruhoff, Claudio Barbosa, Daniel Andrade Maciel, Evlyn Novo (+11 others)
2021 Reviews of Geophysics  
Here, we review major studies and the various techniques using satellite RS in the Amazon.  ...  forests, complex topography, and large variations in freshwater storage and discharge.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Paul Bates from the University of Bristol and two other  ... 
doi:10.1029/2020rg000728 fatcat:6f6vqdhsibhxpdapfyj37udvni

The World Flora Online, Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, and the Species Plantarum Programme: Flora of the World: Compatible Concepts or Mutually Exclusive Mandates?

Gideon F. Smith, Ronell R. Klopper, Peter Wyse Jackson, Neil R. Crouch
2017 Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Botanists facing challenges of the 21st century: What knowledge is needed for a sustainable economy that protects the natural capital of the planet?  ...  Matching funds have been provided by several sources to enhance project activities in country.  ...  Acknowledgements The MGU -Useful Plants Project has been funded by MGU, a kind and generous philanthropist based in Spain.  ... 
doi:10.3417/d-17-00004a fatcat:kywv6r2oxvgitn2pest62fflla


Dauyzio Alves da Silva, Mikael Alves de Castro, Sabrina Silva Oliveira, Gabrielle Kathelin Martins da Silva, Ana Carolina Sabino de Oliveira, Bruna Letícia Pereira Braga, Mychelle de Sousa Fernandes, Viturino Willians Bezerra, Jefferson Thiago Souza
2020 Consolidação do Potencial Científico e Tecnológico das Ciências Biológicas  
With regard to leaf fall, management and precipitation caused changes in the pattern of occurrence. PALAVRAS-CHAVE KEYWORDS: Phenology, Leaf emission and fall, Management systems, Climatic seasons.  ...  AVIFAUNA FROM AN AREA OF THE CERRADO CENTRAL GOIANO: COMPARISON BETWEEN FOREST FRAGMENTS AND URBAN MATRIX ABSTRACT: The present work aims to survey the avifauna present in forest fragments and in the urban  ... 
doi:10.22533/at.ed.47020030823 fatcat:7pu2geiqknhg5pqhptv3tgnmvq