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Biogeochemistry of the lower Amazon

Grant number: 14/21564-2
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2014
Effective date (End): July 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems Ecology
Principal Investigator:Jeffrey Edward Richey
Grantee:Henrique Oliveira Sawakuchi
Host Institution: Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura (CENA). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Piracicaba , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:12/51187-0 - Net ecosystem exchange of lower Amazon River: from land to the ocean and atmosphere, AP.PFPMCG.SPEC
Associated scholarship(s):15/09187-1 - Characterization of whole river suspended proteins and the quantification of target proteins involved in methane cycle, BE.EP.PD


Managing field logistics/sample collections, developing protocols for deployment of Picarro 13C gas analyzer under field conditions, gas exchange, supporting measurements at Amazon and CENA labs, and compiling historic and current geochemical databases. Experience with developing and troubleshooting organic geochemistry analytical techniques and field measurements, experience compiling/organizing large databases, experience overseeing field campaign logistics.

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Scientific publications (4)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
KUHN, CATHERINE; VALERIO, ALINE DE MATOS; WARD, NICK; LOKEN, LUKE; SAWAKUCHI, HENRIQUE OLIVEIRA; KARNPEL, MILTON; RICHEY, JEFFREY; STADLER, PHILIPP; CRAWFORD, JOHN; STRIEGL, ROB; et al. Performance of Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 surface reflectance products for river remote sensing retrievals of chlorophyll-a and turbidity. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, v. 224, p. 104-118, . (14/21564-2, 12/51187-0)
SAWAKUCHI, HENRIQUE O.; BASTVIKEN, DAVID; ENRICH-PRAST, ALEX; WARD, NICHOLAS D.; CAMARGO, PLINIO B.; RICHEY, JEFFREY E.. Low Diffusive Methane Emissions From the Main Channel of a Large Amazonian Run-of-the-River Reservoir Attributed to High Methane Oxidation. FRONTIERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, v. 9, . (14/21564-2, 12/17359-9, 18/18491-4, 11/14502-2, 12/51187-0, 15/09187-1)
SAWAKUCHI, HENRIQUE O.; NEU, VANIA; WARD, NICHOLAS D.; BARROS, MARIA DE LOURDES C.; VALERIO, ALINE M.; GAGNE-MAYNARD, WILLIAM; CUNHA, ALAN C.; LESS, DIANI F. S.; DINIZ, JOEL E. M.; BRITO, DAIMIO C.; et al. Carbon Dioxide Emissions along the Lower Amazon River. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, v. 4, . (14/21564-2, 15/09187-1, 12/51187-0)
BERTASSOLI, JR., DAILSON J.; SAWAKUCHI, HENRIQUE O.; DE ARAUJO, KLEITON R.; DE CAMARGO, MARCELO G. P.; ALEM, VICTOR A. T.; PEREIRA, TATIANA S.; KRUSCHE, V, ALEX; BASTVIKEN, DAVID; RICHEY, JEFFREY E.; SAWAKUCHI, ANDRE O.. How green can Amazon hydropower be? Net carbon emission from the largest hydropower plant in Amazonia. SCIENCE ADVANCES, v. 7, n. 26, . (19/24977-0, 18/18491-4, 16/02656-9, 19/24349-9, 11/14502-2, 14/21564-2, 15/09187-1, 18/15123-4, 16/11141-2)

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