People and Environment in Amazonia: the LBA Experience and Other Perspectives

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. Michael Batistella1,
  2. D. S. Alves2,
  3. E. F. Moran3,
  4. C. Souza Jr.4,
  5. R. Walker5 and
  6. S. J. Walsh6

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2009GM000883

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Batistella, M., Alves, D. S., Moran, E. F., Souza, C., Walker, R. and Walsh, S. J. (2009) People and Environment in Amazonia: the LBA Experience and Other Perspectives, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2009GM000883

Author Information

  1. 1

    Embrapa Satellite Monitoring Campinas, Brazil

  2. 2

    Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais São José dos Campos, Brazil

  3. 3

    Department of Anthropology and Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, USA

  4. 4

    Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia Belém, Brazil

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

    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:

  • Motivations

  • An Overview on the Human Dimension Research in LBA

  • Human and Biophysical Dimensions of Land Use and Land Cover Change in Amazonia: Selected Findings and Other Perspectives

  • Concluding Remarks