Curriculum Vitae Paulo Moutinho

Curriculum Vitae Paulo Moutinho

31. Januar 2008

Zum Dossier: Klima und Wandel in Amazonien

Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia - IPAM,
[Amazon Institute for Environmental Research],
SCLN 210 Bloco C, sala 211, 70862-530 Brasília, DF,
Brazil, ++ 55 61 340 9992, moutinho@ipam.org.br
and
Woods Hole Research Center, 149 Woods Hole Rd.,
Falmouth, MA 02540
508-540-9900; 508-540-9700 (FAX);
pmoutinho@whrc.org

EDUCATION

State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Biology B.Sc. 1985
State University of Campinas, Brazil Ecology M.S. 1991
State University of Campinas, Brazil Ecology Ph.D. 1998
RECENT EMPLOYMENT/POSITIONS
Research Coordinator and Senior Scientist. Amazon Institute for Environmental Research IPAM, Brasília, Brazil (March 1985-pres); Executive Director (1995-1997).
Adjunct Associate Scientist. Woods Hole Research Center, Woods Hole, MA (January 2006-pres).
Visiting Professor. Graduate Program in Sustainable Development of Amazonia; Núcleo de Altos Estudos (NAEA) at Federal University of Pará, Belém, Brazil (March 1998-pres).
Visiting Professor. Graduate Program in Zoology at Federal Univeristy of Pará, Belém, Brazil (March 2000-pres).

PROFISSIONAL EXPERIENCES

1985- present. Research Coordinator and Senior Scientist. Amazon Institute of Environmental Research - IPAM Belém, Brazil.
1998 – present. Visiting Professor. Graduate Program in Sustainable Development of Amazonia; Núcleo de Altos Estudos (NAEA) at Federal University of ParáBelém, Brazil.
2000 – present. Visiting Professor. Graduate Program in Zoology at Federal Univeristy of Pará, Belém, Brazil.
2002- present. Member of LBA (Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia) Science Steering Committee.
2004- Present. Member of Brazilian Forum on Climate Change.
2002- present. Member and Coordinator of Climate Observatory (network of Brazilian NGOs and Social Movement for Climate Change).
2005-present. Member of Working Group for Climate Change of Environmental Ministry.
2003-2005. Member of Millennium Project Task Force on Environmental Sustainability, United Nations Millennium Project

RESEARCH INTEREST

Biodiversity and ecological ecosystems in the Amazon region. I have further collaborated with an international group of scientists on the design of policies to create incentives for reducing deforestation within the structure of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (14 of 52)

  1. MOUTINHO, P. and SCHWARTZMAN S. 2005. Tropical Deforestation and Climate Change. Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, Belém, Brazil.
  2. MOUTINHO, P., SANTILLI M., SCHWARTZMAN, S. and L. RODRIGUES. Why ignore tropical deforestation? A proposal for including forest conservation in the Kyoto Protocol. Unasylva 222(56): 27-30.
  3. RAY, D.; NEPSTAD, D. C.; MOUTINHO, P. Micrometeorological and canopy controls of fire susceptibility in mature and disturbed forests of an east-central Amazon landscape. Ecological Application, v. 15, n. 5, p. 1664-1678, 2005.
  4. SANTILLI, M.; MOUTINHO, P.; SCHWARTZMAN, S.; NEPSTAD, D C; CURRAN, Lisa; NOBRE, Carlos. Tropical Deforestation and the Kyoto Protocol: an editorial essay. Climatic Change, v. 71, p. 267-276, 2005.
  5. NEPSTAD, D C; LEFEBVRE, P; SILVA JR, U L; TOMASELLA, J; SCHLESINGER, P; MOUTINHO, Paulo Roberto de Souza; RAY, D. Amazon drought and its implication for forest flammability and tree growth: a basin-wide analysis. Global Change Biology, v. 10, p. 1-14, 2004.
  6. CARVALHO, G; MOUTINHO, P.; NEPSTAD, D. C.; MATTOS, L.; SANTILLI, M.. An Amazon Perspective on the Forest-Climate Connection: Opportunity for Climate Mitigation, Conservation and Development?. Environment, development and sustainability, v. 6, p. 163-174, 2004.
  7. DAVIDSON, E; CARVALHO, C. J. R. de; VIEIRA, I. C G; FIGUEIREDO, R.; MOUTINHO, P.; ISHIDA, F. Y.; SANTOS, M.T. P.; GUERREIRO, J.B.; KALIF, K.; SABÁ, R. T. Nitrogen and Phosphorus Limitation of Biomass Growth in a Tropical Secondary Forest. Ecological Applications, v. 14, n. 6, p. 150-163, 2004.
  8. ALENCAR, A; NEPSTAD, D C; MCGRATH, D G; MOUTINHO, Paulo Roberto de Souza; PACHECO, P; DIAZ, M C; SOARES FILHO, B. Desmatamento na Amazônia [Deforestation in Amazonia]. Belém: Insitituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazonia, 2004. 85p.
  9. MOUTINHO, P. Leaf-cutting ant nest (Atta sexdens) influence on soil, root distribution and tree growth in a secondary forest of eastern.Amazonia. Ecology, v. 84, n. 5, p. 1265-1276, 2003.
  10. NEPSTAD, D C; MOUTINHO, P.; DIAS-FILHO, M B; DAVIDSON, E; CARDINOT, G; MARKEWITZ, D; FIGUEIREDO, R; VIANNA, N; LEFEBVRE, P; RAY, D; SILVA., J. M. Cardoso da; STERNBERG, L; MOREIRA, M; GUERREIRO, J B; BARROS, L; ISHIDA, F Y; BELK, E; SCHWALBE, K. The effects of rainfall exclusion on canopy processes and biogeochemistry of an Amazon forest. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 107, n. 20, p. 8085.2002.
  11. NEPSTAD, D C; CARVALHO, G; BARROS, A C; ALENCAR, A; CAPOBIANCO, J P; MOUTINHO, P.; LEFEBVRE, P; BISHOP, J; SILVA JR, U L. Road paving, fire regime feedbacks and the future of Amazon Forest. Forest Ecology and Management, v. 5524, p. 1-13, 2001.
  12. CARVALHO, G; BARROS, A C; MOUTINHO, P.; NEPSTAD, D C. Sensitive development could protec Amazônia instead of destroying it. Nature, v. 409, p. 131.2000.
  13. NEPSTAD, D C; VERISSIMO, A; MOUTINHO, P.; NOBRE, C. Empobrecimento da floresta amazônica pela extração madeireira e o fogo: indo além das estimativas de desmatamento. Ciência Hoje, v. 27/157, p. 70-73, Data de publicação indefinida.
  14. NEPSTAD, D C; VERISSIMO, A; ALENCAR, A; NOBRE, C; LEFEBVRE, P; SCHLESINGER, P; POTTER, C; MOUTINHO, Paulo Roberto de Souza; LIMA, E; COCHRANE, M; BROOKS, V. Large-scale impoverishment of Amazonian forests by logging and fire. Nature, v. 398, p. 505-508, 1999.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Coordinator, Forest Conservation and Deforestation Reduction as Tools to Mitigate Climate Change and Poverty in the Brazilian Amazonia, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, Environmental Defense and Woods Hole Research Center.

Researcher, Scenarios for the Future of the Amazon, Woods Hole Research Center and Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia.

Coordinator, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Slowing Tropical Deforestation: Compensating for Deforestation Reduction, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, Environmental Defense and Woods Hole Research Center.

Coordinator, Green Highways: Socio-Economic Development and Forest Management Along the Amazon’s New Arteries. Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia,  Woods Hole Research Center, The Nature Conservancy, Instituto Socioambiental, Fundação Viver, Produzir, Preservar, Grupo de Trabalho Amazônico (Proteger), Instituto Floresta Tropical.

Researcher. Climate Policy for Development in Emerging Economies: Brazil, China, India, and Mexico. Woods Hole Research Center and Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia.

January 2007