We are grateful for all the works submitted in the 2nd Edition of the MapBiomas Award.

The Award's committee selected the finalists and among them the winners in each category. In addition, this year a study received an honorable mention.

Due to the context of the pandemic, the award event was virtual, on the 16th of June, 2020. Watch the event on the MapBiomas Youtube channel. Check out the event and the winners below:

Winners and finalists of the 2nd Edition of the MapBiomas Award

General Category:

Other finalists:

  • Adrian David González Chaves (USP) – Protecting natural habitat within farmland enhances coffee yields: regional analyses throughout the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
  • Celso Henrique Leite Silva Junior (INPE) – Fire Responses to the 2010 and 2015/2016 Amazonian Droughts
  • Henrique Yugo Shirai (IPÊ) – Landscape connectivity dynamics in the Atlantic Forest
  • Isabella Romitelli (USP) – Landscape effects overtake abiotic and age influences on forest biomass in tropical fragmented landscapes

Young Category:

Other finalists:

  • Shaxahmary de Mori Crepaldi dos Santos (ESALQ-USP) – Effects of forest protection on wellspring mobility in sugarcane areas in the state of São Paulo
  • Viviane Sobral Domingos dos Santos (UnB) – Prioritization and evaluation of the importance of Private Conservation Units (RPPNs) for fragment connectivity in the biogeographical unit "Serra do Mar" (Brazilian Atlantic Forest)



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