Project

AMAZALERT

Acronym
AMAZALERT
Duration
01 September 2011 → 30 November 2014
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Physical geography and environmental geoscience
    • Plant biology
  • Engineering and technology
    • Communications technology
    • Geomatic engineering
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Forestry sciences
Keywords
climate change Amazon forest deforestation
 
Project description

The AMAZALERT project will: (1) identify ecosystem services of the AMAZON basin forests, (2) integrate modelling of the interactions between societal and natural contributors to land use, (3) improve modeling and undersranding of the complex interactions between natural systems and anthropogenic impacts, and (4)develop a tool to warn for immminent, irreversible loss of ecosystem services.