land use, soil erosion, Amazon, sedimentation


Forest Sciences | Sedimentology


Doug Graham received a M.A. in Geography in December of 1986. This paper is a summary of his thesis entitled "The Samuel Dam: Land Use, Soil Erosion, and Sedimentation in Amazonia." Graham conducted field research in Brazil during the Summer of 1985, with funding from the Tinker Foundation and the Amazon Research and Training Program. His immediate plans are to continue his training in Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Originally published in Latinamericanist, University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies. Original scans available here.

Original Citation

Graham, D. H. (1986). Land use in the Amazon: soil erosion, sedimentation, and the Samuel Dam. Latinamericanist, 22(1), 1-5.