Systems Ecology and Resource Management

Écologie des Systèmes et Gestion des Ressources

 

- Biocomplexity Research Focus -

Name :

Arimatéa de Carvalho Ximenes

Areas of interest:  Biogeography, ecology, ecoregions, mangrove, geoprocessing, self-organizing maps, spatial dynamic modelling

Publications :

Ximenes, A. C.; Almeida, C.; Amaral, S.; Aguiar, A. P. D.; Escada, M. I. S. Spatial Dynamic Modelling of Deforestation in the Amazon. In: Alejandro Salcido. (Org.). Cellular Automata - Simplicity Behind Complexity. Vienna: InTech, 2011.

Maeda, E. E.; Almeida, C. M.; Ximenes, A. C.; Formaggio, A. R.; Shimabukuro, Y. E.; Pellikka, P. Dynamic modelling of forest conversion: simulation of past and future scenarios of rural activities expansion in the fringes of the Xingu National Park, Brazilian Amazon. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, v. 13(3), p. 435-446, 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2010.09.008

Arcoverde, G. F. B.; Almeida, C.; Ximenes, A. C.; Maeda, E. E.; Araújo, L. S. Identifying priority areas for forest restoration using neural network Self-Organizing Maps. Boletim de Ciências Geodésicas, 2011. (in portuguese). In press.

Ximenes, A. C. & Amaral, S. Mapping of ecoregions of Sustainable Forest District of the BR-163 in the Brazilian Amazon using Neural Networks. In: XV Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium.. Curitiba, INPE, 2011. In press.

Ximenes, A. C.; Amaral, S.; Valeriano, D. M. Ecoregions - concepts and mapping methods. Geografia, v.35, p. 219-227, 2010. (in portuguese).

Ximenes, A. C. & Amaral, S. Prediction of structural tropical forest parameters with Fourier Transform techniques and manual delineation crown application in high-resolution imagery. Caminhos da Geografia, v. 11, p. 202-207, 2010.(in portuguese) http://www.caminhosdegeografia.ig.ufu.br/viewarticle.php?id=1010

Ximenes, A. C.; Amaral, S.; Monteiro, A. M. V.; Valeriano, D. M. A Self-Organized Neural Network Map approach for ecoregions: mapping the Brazilian Amazon Forest. In: Latin American Landscape Ecology Conference. Campos do Jordão, SP, 2009.

Ximenes, A. C.; Amaral, S.; Arcoverde, G. F. B.; Monteiro, A. M. V. Neural networks for selection of environmental variables in the species distribution modelling in northern Brazil. In: XIV Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium. Natal, INPE, 2009, p. 5531-5538. (in portuguese). http://urlib.net/dpi.inpe.br/sbsr@80/2008/11.17.20.33

Fook, K. D.; Amaral, S.; Monteiro, A. M. V.; Câmara, G.; Ximenes, A. C.; Arasato, L. S. Making species distribution models available on the web for reuse in biodiversity experiments: Euterpe edulis case study. Revista Sociedade & Natureza, v. 21, n. 1, p. 39-49, 2009. http://www.scielo.br/pdf/sn/v21n1/v21n1a03.pdf

Ximenes, A. C.; Almeida, C.; Amaral, S.; Aguiar, A. P. D.; Escada, M.I.S. Dynamic deforestation modelling in the Amazon. Boletim de Ciências Geodésicas, v. 14, n. 3, p.370-391, 2008. (in portuguese). http://ojs.c3sl.ufpr.br/ojs2/index.php/bcg/article/view/12564/8597

Ximenes, A. C.& Scott, P. C. Selecting suitable sites for red mangrove restoration. In: XIII Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium. Florianópolis, INPE, 2007, p. 4331-4338. http://urlib.net/dpi.inpe.br/sbsr@80/2006/11.16.01.51.48

Cintra, R.; Ximenes, A. C.; Gondim, F.; Kropft, M. S. Spatial heterogeneity of forest and palm richness, abundance and community composition in Terra Firme forest, Central Amazon. Brazilian Journal of Botany, v. 28, p.75-84, 2005. http://www.scielo.br/pdf/rbb/v28n1/26256.pdf

 

Contact :

 

NAME: Arimatéa de Carvalho Ximenes

Faculté des Sciences

Département de Biologie des Organismes

Écologie des Systèmes et Gestion des Ressources

Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB

Campus du Solbosch, CP 169

Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 50

B-1050 Bruxelles

Belgique - Belgium

Tel. +32 (0)2 650 21 37

Fax. +32 (0)2 650 21 25

E-mail : ari.ximenes@ulb.ac.be

Website : http://www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/biocomplexity/


 

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