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Welcome to the PPBio Western Amazonia

INCT CENBAM (The Amazonian Biodiversity Studies Centre) was created in 2009 with the principle objective of consolidating outputs based on firm scientific knowledge that start with biodiversity studies and end with information, products and processes that are useful to specific users in the short, medium and long-term. It coordinates a network of Amazonian and extra-Amazonian institutions involved in biodiversity studies.

Soil maps are crucial for modeling species in the Amazon, but they have problems.

Soil SamplingAn international team, including PPBio researchers, has shown that soil data are important in modeling distributions of Amazon plant species.

CENBAM / PPBio promotes Course "Monitoring Groups-targets" in RFAD.

        The course "Monitoring target groups" took place in Reserva Ducke (RFAD), between 12th and 17th January 2016. It is sponsored by the Integrated Studies Center of Amazonian Biodiversity (CENBAM) and will be taught to students and faculty members of the department of Tropical Ecology, University of Salford, England. The course is divided into two parts the first of which will be in  RFAD and will address methods and techniques adopted by the Biodiversity Research Program (PPBio) to monitor trees, primates, ferns and fish.

Beyond harm’s reach? Submersion of river turtle nesting areas and implications for restoration actions after Amazon hydropower development.

Tim Vincent 25.Jan.2017

This editorial presents a summary of and background to:

Norris et al. (2018), Beyond harm’s reach? Submersion of river turtle nesting areas and implications for restoration actions after Amazon hydropower development. PeerJ 6:e4228; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4228

Background.

Researcher at CENBAM is awarded the Commendation of the Order of Merit of the Judiciary of Labor, at the Superior Labor Court, in Brasília - DF.

The Vice-coordinator of CENBAM and researcher of the National Institute of Amazonian Research - INPA, Dr. Noemia Kazue Ishikawa, will be awarded the Order of Labor Merit, in the Degree Commendation. The ceremony will be held on August 11 (Friday), at the Superior Labor Court, in Brasília - DF.

 

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