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Amazon PIRE

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Amazon-PIRE is an international partnership between scientists in the U.S. and in Brazil which seeks to: 1. understand the future of Amazon forests under climate change by integrating observations of Amazon forest response to droughts with experiments in the enclosed Tropical Forest Biome of the University of Arizona's Biosphere 2. 2. transform science education by establishing an innovative model for authentic international collaboration as a basis for education and training of science students in both the U.S. and Brazil.
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Participating Institution(s):
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University of Arizona (Lead)
Brazilian Agricultural Research Agency (EMBRAPA)
Federal University of Para
Harvard University
National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA)
University of Sao Paolo
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Environmental Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 7/18/2016
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