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Biodiversity and functional value of Amazonian primary, secondary and plantation forests


Ref: 12014
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Carlos Peres
Lead Institution: University of East Anglia - CEEC
Host Country Institutions: Museo Paraense Emílio Goeldi (MPEG)
Start Date: 2003-05-01
End Date: 2006-04-30
Funding: £125,999.00
Website: http://www.uea.ac.uk/~e079/Projects/Jari.html
Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Brazil
Purpose: To quantify the biodiversity value of exotic plantation forests and native second- growth stands in Amazonia, critically assessing their value in terms of ecosystem functions and carbon sequestration, helping the Brazilian government and other developing countries to optimise their options in meeting international biodiversity and carbon commitments.
Outputs: Assessment of species diversity of key indicator taxa. Assessment of relative value of these forests in terms of carbon sequestration and key ecosystem functions.Local students and field technicians able to assess and monitor the biodiversity value of plantation and native forests.Publications, presentations and MPEG workshop, Belem.

Related Projects: Devising Strategies to Integrate Biodiversity Conservation in Plantation Dominated Landscapes, Community-based sustainable management of forest resources in Amazonian extractive reserves, Managing the landscape-scale sustainability of Amazonian freshwater fisheries

Documents:
Title: 12-014 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-014 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 12-014 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-014 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-014 FR Ann 21 Second growth_Planet Earth_Parry_2004
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 12-014 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 12-014 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-014 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]