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LBA-ECO LC-01 Northern Ecuadorian Amazon Household Surveys, Summary Results: 1999

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Data setLBA-ECO LC-01 Northern Ecuadorian Amazon Household Surveys, Summary Results: 1999
Release date2011-12-29
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
Time Period1999-01-01


This data set reports summary statistics from socioeconomic and demographic surveys administered to the male and female heads of household on 767 farm plots. The surveys were performed in the provinces of Sucumbios and Napo/Orellana, in the northern Ecuadorian Amazon colonist settlements (Oriente) in 1999 (Pan and Bilsborrow, 2005). In addition, perception of, and opinions about local climate, soil quality, and environmental contamination were assessed for both the male and female heads of household. There are two comma-delimited (csv) ASCII data files. One file provides summary data from male respondents; the other data file provides summary responses from the female household survey (generally the spousal respondent). The original questionnaire forms are included as companion files (PDF format).


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Walsh, S.J., R.E. Bilsborrow, and W. Pan. 2011. LBA-ECO LC-01 Northern Ecuadorian Amazon Household Surveys, Summary Results: 1999. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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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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Companion Files

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  • Female_head_household_survey_form.pdf
  • Male_head_household_survey_form.pdf
  • LC01_Households_NEC.pdf

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
Female_survey_results.csv 8.7 KB 1999-01-01 - 1999-12-31
Male_survey_results.csv 9.5 KB 1999-01-01 - 1999-12-31

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