Droughts in the Amazon: causes and consequences

Laura De Simone Borma , Carlos Afonso Nobre

Scientific accurate and written by renowned researchers of the most important Brazilian and international institutions, Droughts in the Amazon: causes and consequences analyses the extreme climate events of this region, with fundamental impacts on global biodiversity, environment and economy.

Original title
Secas na Amazônia: causas e consequências
ISBN
978-85-7975-078-6
Pages
367
Year of publication
2013
Edition
1st

About the authors

Laura De Simone Borma

Laura De Simone Borma holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, with emphasis in Environmental Geotechnics. She was a former professor at Federal University of Tocantins and at School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (EACH-USP).

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Carlos Afonso Nobre

Carlos Afonso Nobre is an engineer graduated from Aeronautical Technical Institute (ITA) and holds a PhD in Meteorology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) and the Academy of Sciences for Developing Nations (TWAS) and the Academy of Sciences of the State of São Paulo (Aciesp).

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