University of Arizona Sensors on Amazon Observation Tower

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Sensors installed by University of Arizona scientists on this 213-foot (65-meter) tower near Santarém, Brazil are used by USGS scientists and U.S., Brazilian and Australian collaborators to improve understanding of how seasonal variations in climate affect photosynthesis and the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide by tropical forests.

Tapajós National Forest, near Santarém, Pará, Brazil

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Image Dimensions: 800 x 531

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Location Taken: Para, BR