Data Set Overview
|Data set||LBA-ECO CD-02 Forest Canopy Structure, Tapajos National Forest, Brazil: 1999-2003|
|Project||Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere|
|Time Period||1999-10-28 to 2003-12-01|
This data set reports on Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Specific Leaf Area (SLA) measurements collected from forest and pasture sites in or near the Tapajos National Forest (TNF), 80 km south of the city of Santarem, Para, Brazil. The collections were between October 1999 and June 2003 from tower sites accessed via the km 67 forest entrance. There are 2 comma-delimited ASCII data files with this data set, and 1 companion data file which provides site descriptions.
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Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere : The Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) is an intensive scientific investigation of the tropical rainforest of Brazil and portions of adjacent countries. Like FIFE and BOREAS, this project uses intensive remote-sensing techniques and ground-based experiments to investigate the atmosphere-biosphere-hydrosphere dynamics of this large tropical region. The LBA Project encompasses several scientific disciplines, or components. The LBA-ECO component focuses on the question: "How do tropical forest conversion, regrowth, and selective logging influence carbon storage, nutrient dynamics, trace gas fluxes, and the prospect for sustainable land use in Amazonia?"
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|CD02_SLA_measurements_TNF.csv||150.8 KB||1999-10-28 - 2003-12-01|
|CD02_LAI_measurements_TNF.csv||20.0 KB||1999-10-28 - 2003-12-01|
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