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LBA-ECO CD-08 Radiocarbon Dates for Large Trees from a Forest near Manaus, Brazil

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Data setLBA-ECO CD-08 Radiocarbon Dates for Large Trees from a Forest near Manaus, Brazil
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/996
Release date2011-03-07
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
Time Period1997-01-01

Description

This data set reports the ages and growth rates of trees as determined by radiocarbon dating (14C), selected from a logging operation near the city of Itacoatiara, about 250 km east of Manaus, Brazil in 1997. Samples were collected from forty-four trees from 15 species with a basal diameter greater than 100 cm and prepared for radiocarbon dating by Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. There is one comma-separated ASCII data file with this data set.

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Chambers, J.Q., N. Higuchi, and J.P. Schimel. 2011. LBA-ECO CD-08 Radiocarbon Dates for Large Trees from a Forest near Manaus, Brazil. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/996
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Project

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 SizeDates
CD-08_Manaus_forest_tree_age_data.csv 4.1 KB 1997-01-01 - 1997-12-31

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