2019 ATTO Meeting – Registration now OPEN!

We’re pleased to announce that for this year’s ATTO Meeting registration is NOW OPEN! INPA will be our host in Manaus on September 16 – 18. We kindly ask you to please to use the short registration form in time to ensure that the organizational team can put together the best possible meeting for all of us.

The focus of the meeting will be scientific exchange, therefore it is open to all members of ATTO consortium, incl. students and early career scientists. We hope you will be able to attend in large numbers and we can have many fruitful discussions over the three days.… Continue reading

ATTO Meeting 2019

We’re excited to announce that this year our annual ATTO meeting takes place on September 16-18 and will be hosted by INPA in Manaus.

The meeting is open to all consortium member and invited guests and we can’t wait to see everyone there! The focus of the meeting will be scientific exchange. We will share progress on ongoing projects, discuss upcoming ones and perhaps even find new collaborators. Therefore, we will dedicate a considerable portion of the meeting time to posters.

We will announce more details on schedule, program and logistics shortly so stay tuned and save the date!

ATTO at EGU 2019

Word cloud from all abstracts accepted from EGU 2019 session „Intact Amazon forest - a natural laboratory of global significance“

EGU 2019 is shining a light on Amazon research. Jošt Lavrič, Beto Quesada, Alessandro Araújo and Matthias Sörgel are chairing a session titled „Intact Amazon forest – a natural laboratory of global significance“. We‘re excited that, in addition to many of our ATTO team members, scientists from a variety of other projects will participate in the session. It is going to be a very diverse and exciting, with lots of possibilities to share knowledge and extend our network. It will take place on Friday, 12 April.

Here is an overview of ATTO presentations in the EGU 2019 session on Amazon research (check the session program for all presentations):

Orals from 10:45 am to 12:30 pm in Room 2.31

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Visiting local schools to present ATTO

We want to share with you some news about an exciting project that developed over the last few weeks. Back in November, we had some very special visitors to our site. We had invited teachers from four near-by communities of indigenous people along the Uatumã River to ATTO. Representatives of the Secretary of Education of Presidente Figueiredo, the municipality to which these communities belong, joined them on this visit. This was a fantastic opportunity to get to know our neighbors in the forest better, to tell them about our research and show them the observatory. Afterwards, we discussed over lunch how we can best collaborate in the future.

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EGU 2019

Are you heading to the EGU 2019? If the answer is ‘yes’ we might have just the right session for you!

Next year, some members of the ATTO team are convening a session at next years EGU titled “Intact Amazon forest – a natural laboratory of global significance” (BG2.4/AS3.35/HS11.64/SSS10.12). This session aims at bringing together scientists who investigate the functioning of the Amazon and comparable intact forest landscapes across spatial and temporal scales by means of observational, modeling, and theoretical studies. Particularly welcome are also presentations of new, interdisciplinary approaches and techniques. We specifically invite contributions from a great variety of projects investigating the Amazon and its significance for the Earth System and hope many of you will submit abstracts to the session!… Continue reading