Biomass Burning in Amazonia: Emissions, Long-Range Transport of Smoke and Its Regional and Remote Impacts

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. K. M. Longo1,
  2. S. R. Freitas2,
  3. M. O. Andreae3,
  4. R. Yokelson4 and
  5. Pedro Artaxo5

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000717

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Longo, K. M., Freitas, S. R., Andreae, M. O., Yokelson, R. and Artaxo, P. (2009) Biomass Burning in Amazonia: Emissions, Long-Range Transport of Smoke and Its Regional and Remote Impacts, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000717

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Space and Atmospheric Sciences, National Institute for Space Research São José dos Campos, Brazil

  2. 2

    Center for Weather Forecast and Climate Studies, National Institute for Space Research Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil

  3. 3

    Max Planck Institute Mainz, Germany

  4. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of Montana Missoula, Montana, USA

  5. 5

    Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904764

Online ISBN: 9781118670347

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Keywords:

  • Rain forest ecology—Amazon River Region;
  • Biosphere—Research—Amazon River Region;
  • Climatic changes—Amazon River Region;
  • Amazon River Region—Climate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Biomass Burning in Amazonia

  • Biomass-Burning Emission Estimates

  • Long-Range Transport of Biomass-Burning Products in Amazonia

  • Regional and Remote Impacts of Biomass-Burning Products