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Improving Robustness of Adaptive Strategies with Better Climate Information

Lead PI: Katia de Avila Fernandes

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

September 2012 - September 2016
Inactive
Global ; Brazil ; Indonesia ; Peru
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Develop good practices for establishing scenarios of future climate for the near term (5-30 years) that consider all temporal scales of climate variability (i.e., trends, decadal and inter-annual variability) and their impacts in fire occurrence in the Amazon and Indonesian Rainforests.

SPONSOR:

Center for International Forestry Research

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$426,933

RESEARCH TEAM:

Luis Verchot (CIFOR)

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) https://www.cifor.org/

PUBLICATIONS:

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6884

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/2015GL063911

KEYWORDS

climate information services

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate

MULTIMEDIA

https://iri.columbia.edu/news/rising-temperatures-lead-to-increased-fire-risk-in-indonesia/