Road Impacts in Brazilian Amazonia

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. Alexander Pfaff1,
  2. Alisson Barbieri2,
  3. Thomas Ludewigs3,
  4. Frank Merry4,
  5. Stephen Perz5 and
  6. Eustaquio Reis6

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000736

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Pfaff, A., Barbieri, A., Ludewigs, T., Merry, F., Perz, S. and Reis, E. (2009) Road Impacts in Brazilian Amazonia, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000736

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA

  2. 2

    Cedeplar, Federal University of Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, Brazil

  3. 3

    The World Bank Brasilia, Brazil

  4. 4

    Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth Massachusetts, USA

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

    Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada Rio de Janeiro, 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

  • Transport Costs Affect Forest

  • Road Locati on Affects Road Impact

  • Road Types and Processes

  • Specific Road Cases

  • Broader Socioeconomic Contexts

  • Concluding Remarks