Caxiuanã (04.01.2011 to 06.30.2011)

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Year: 
2011
Quarter: 
April - June
Communications activities: 

Nothing worthwhile to report.

Unusual Events at the TEAM Site: 

The months of January, February and April showed a rainfall slightly above average due to the occurrence of a La Niña phenomenon.

New Species: 

No new species to report.

Protocol Activities: 

Terrestrial Vertebrate

After identifying all the pictures (array 1 and 2), the data was sent through the mail to be processed in the CI-Washington.

Climate

Data were colected without problems.

Protocol Problems: 

Terrestrial Vertebrate

The importation process of camera trap continues. The Federal Revenue fined us but the Museu Goeldi is trying to reverse the situation.

Climate

The radiation sensor goes out of calibration, so there are no records of this variable in this period.

Vegetation

The six vegetation plots are in need of maintenance. Some access trails are closed by vegetation and some trees fell on the marks / lines that border the plot. The maintenance will be scheduled.

 

Schedule Problems: 

Nothing worthwhile to report.

Logistical Problems: 

- A motor boat had problems. We will have to make the switch to a component.

- CI requested the end of the contract for 30/06/2011. This interrupted the process of purchasing the climate equipment that had already been started. The process had to be canceled. The purchase will be restarted as soon as possible.