Funding Agencies

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Affiliated Agencies

NASA Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere (LBA) Experiment in Amazonia – The NASA-1 and NASA-2 projects are part of the NASA LBA-ECO program. As part of this program, they contribute to the study of land use & land cover dynamics in the Amazon rainforest.

Centro de Estudios de Población y Desarollo Social (CEPAR) – CEPAR is our collaborating institution in Ecuador. The premier demographic and socio-economic survey institution in Ecuador, they are an NGO that has been responsible for all the national demographic and health surveys since 1985.

Project-Related Links

Project Pages on NASA LBA-ECO Site – NASA LBA-ECO project LC-01 investigation profile. This site contains links to additional details of our NASA-funded projects, including links to downloadable data sets.

Ecuador Links

Internet Guide to Ecuador

Lonely Planet’s Online Guide to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Ecuador Explorer

Newspaper – Diario El Universo

Newspaper – El Comercio

Newspaper – La Hora

Other Links

UNC Department of Anthropology

UNC Department of Biostatistics

UNC Curriculum in Environment and Ecology

UNC Department of Geography