Parque Nacional das Emas - Brazil
Parque Nacional das Emas
Located in the central Brazilian plateau, the nuclear region of the cerrado biome. The climate is Aw of Koppen (1931), with annual rainfall between 1200 and 2000 mm, concentrated between September and March, and the average annual temperature is 24.6 ° C. In the park dominates the flat relief, with altitudes ranging between 720 and 890 m. The PNE is home to all types of vegetation occurring in the Cerrado, with a predominance of open formations - "campo limpo", "campo sujo" and "campo cerrado" - holding 78.5% of the park area. The PNE is renowned for its wildlife observation easy, especially birds and mammals.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
We are monitoring biodiversity (moths, birds, Anura) and ecosystem (litterfall, plant productivty) aspects to understand what determines the annual fluctuations in savannas ecosystems.
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