Amazon Rain Forest Observation Tower

Image: Amazon Rain Forest Observation Tower

Detailed Description

Sensors installed on this 213-foot (65-meter) tower  near Santarém, Brazil are used by USGS Geographer Dennis Dye and his U.S., Brazilian and Australian collaborators to investigate how seasonal variations in climate affects photosynthesis and the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide by tropical forests.

Tapajós National Forest, near Santarém, Pará, Brazil


Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Para, BR