The Regional Centers are:

Acre        Amapá         Coari            Humaitá            Manaus            Rondônia            Roraima            Santarém            São Gabriel            Sinop            Tefé

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The Regional Center Manaus is the older established, the last edict approved MCT/CNPq/PPBio Nº 60/2009, with the project "Projeto de Pesquisa: Inventários Biológicos na Amazônia Ocidental – Sub-Rede Manaus".
 
The Regional Center has the institutions the  o Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia – INPA, Universidade Federal do Amazonas – UFAM, Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade – ICMBio and partners the Projeto Dinâmica Biológica de Fragmentos Florestais - PDBFF, Pesquisas Ecológicas de Longa Duração - PELD, Programa de Grande Escala da Biosfera-Atmosfera na Amazônia - LBA, Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring Network – TEAM and Programa Piloto para Proteção das Florestas Tropicias - PPG7.
 
Several modules and PPBio grids have been installed in the following locations: BR-319, Reservas PDBFF, Reserva Biológica do Uatumã, Reserva Ducke, Médio Juruá, Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Campus UFAM, Arquipélago de Anavilhanas and Parque Nacional do Jaú.
 
The Regional Center has been home to several training produced identification guidesarticles, disponiblizou metadata and data and dissemination of material.
 
Since its inception, the NR Manaus has provided: increase in knowledge of the diversity and distribution (animals, plants and fungi); description of new species or larval stage and vocalization; development of methods and cost estimates, understanding of the relationship between the distribution and richness and environmental variables at different spatial scales; dissemination of knowledge to general public; training and qualification of graduate students, postgraduate and community to work with biodiversity and establishment of partnerships between different institutions in several states, regions, functions (universities and federal institutions of environment as IBAMA, ICMBio, etc).
 
The aims for the next five years include, among others: To train human resources (graduate students, graduate students and scholarship), transfer knowledge to communities and to assist in public policy, consolidate existing partnerships and generate new partnerships.
 
 
Contact:
 
Marcelo Menin 
Tel - (92) 9199-9434
Universidade Federal do Amazonas
Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Departamento de Biologia
Laboratório de Zoologia
Av. General Rodrigo Otávio Jordão Ramos, 3000
CEP 69077-000   Manaus - AM
 
Fabrício Beggiato Baccaro
 

Manaus Regional Center