Research Projects

  • The role of deep roots in drought-induced mortality of Amazonian tree species. Support: Yale Institute of Biospheric Studies
  • Living on the edge: plant-animal interactions and the cascading impacts of Amazon forest fragmentation. Support: National Science Foundation-BoCP and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
  • Legacy effects of compounding disturbances in the Amazon: implications for ecosystem carbon and water cycling. Support: National Science Foundation-DEB 

  • Interactions, feedbacks, and carbon consequences of Amazon forest edges incorporating ecosystem and thermal dynamics. Support: NASA-CCS

  • Intensification in the world’s largest agricultural frontier: Integrating food production, water use, energy demand, and environmental integrity in a changing climate. Support: National Science Foundation-INFEWS

  • Legacies of deforestation and forest degradation across an Amazon agricultural frontier: effects on biodiversity, carbon cycling, and water resources. Support: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development
Brasil, São Paulo, SP. 18/09/2016. Infográfico LABORATÓRIO NATURAL AS MUDANÇAS NA AMAZÔNIA publicado na página A22 do jornal O Estado de S.Paulo. – Crédito:Arte AE/ESTADÃO CONTEÚDO/AE/Código imagem:203114
  • Tropical biomes: how agriculture intensification and climate may alter fire regimes. Support: National Science Foundation-Macrosystems