Sustainability Science Program


Sustainable Development of the Amazon and its Surrounding Regions: The Interplay of Changing Climate, Hydrology, and Land Use



Knox, R.G., M.L. Longo, A.L.S. Swann, K. Zhang, N.M. Levine, P.R. Moorcroft, R.L. Bras. 2015. Hydrometeorological effects of historical land-conversion in an ecosystem-atmosphere model of Northern South America, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 19: 241–273, doi:10.5194/hess-19-241-2015.

Livino, Angela. 2015. Regularization from Reservoirs Hydroelectric Plants: Contribution to a Cleaner Energy Matrix. Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the subject of water resources at the Civil Engineering Program at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Swann, Abigail L. S., Marcos Longo, Ryan G. Knox, Eunjee Lee, Paul R. Moorcroft. 2015. Future deforestation in the Amazon and consequences for South American climate. Agriculture and Forest Meteorology 214-215:12–24. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.07.006.


Livino, Angela, John Briscoe, Eunjee Lee, Paul Moorcroft, and Jerson Kelman. 2014. Climate change as a challenge to decision-makers in the management of the Brazilian hydropower Systems. The International Journal on Hydropower and Dams. 21(4):57-61.


Livino, Angela. 2013. Water. The energy sector and climate change in Brazil: Huge challenges. ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America. Winter 2013: 32-34.