Scenarios of Future Amazonian Landscapes: Econometric and Dynamic Simulation Models

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. Stephen Perz1,
  2. Joseph P. Messina2,
  3. Eustaquio Reis3,
  4. Robert Walker2 and
  5. Stephen J. Walsh4

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000735

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Perz, S., Messina, J. P., Reis, E., Walker, R. and Walsh, S. J. (2009) Scenarios of Future Amazonian Landscapes: Econometric and Dynamic Simulation Models, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000735

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Sociology and Criminology and Law, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Geography, Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, USA

  3. 3

    Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  4. 4

    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904764

Online ISBN: 9781118670347



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


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scenarios of Future Amazonian Landscapes

  • Selected Issues in Lulcc Models

  • Econometric Models of Lulcc

  • Dynamic Simulation Models

  • Conclusion