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IAI-Data-CRN_009_Brasil_Maranhao: Expansao e trajetorias da pecuaria na Amazonia
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Abstract: The expansion of cattle ranching and the creation of pastures are among the
principal causes of deforestation in South America. This book, Expansao e
trajetorias da pecuaria na Amazonia: Maranhao, Brasil, investigates the
socioeconomic and biophysical factors that influence the growth of cattle
ranching in the Brazilian state of Maranhao in the Amazon (2003). In-depth
interviews were performed ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 7.12   S: -35.81   E: -32.74   W: -75.64

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Porro, R.
Dataset Title: IAI-Data-CRN_009_Brasil_Maranhao
Dataset Series Name: Cattle Ranching, Land Use and Deforestation in Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador
Issue Identification: IAI-Data-CRN_009_Brasil_Maranhao
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Fax: (55-12) 3941-4410
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Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research- IAI
Avenida dos Astronautas, 1758, Jardim da Granja
City: Sao Jose dos Campos
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 12227-010
Country: BRAZIL
Email: rporro at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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