Changes in Amazonian Forest Biomass, Dynamics, and Composition, 1980–2002

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. Oliver L. Phillips1,
  2. Niro Higuchi2,
  3. Simone Vieira3,
  4. Timothy R. Baker1,
  5. Kuo-Jung Chao1 and
  6. Simon L. Lewis1

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000779

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Phillips, O. L., Higuchi, N., Vieira, S., Baker, T. R., Chao, K.-J. and Lewis, S. L. (2009) Changes in Amazonian Forest Biomass, Dynamics, and Composition, 1980–2002, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000779

Author Information

  1. 1

    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of LeedsLeeds, UK

  2. 2

    Laboratório de Silvicultura Tropical, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia Manaus, Brazil

  3. 3

    Laboratório de Ecologia Isotópica, USP, Cena Piracicaba, Brazil

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

  • A Networked Approach

  • Methodology

  • Results and Discussion

  • What is Driving these Changes?

  • The Future: Potential Susceptibility of Amazon Forest to Environmental Stress and Compositional Changes