HYBAM

Location

6° 0' 0" S, 60° 0' 0" W
Brief Site Description: 
Hydrology and Geochemistry of the Amazon basin - HYBAM
Detailed Site Description: 

The Observation Service SO HYBAM (formerly Environmental Research Observatory) "Geodynamical, hydrological and biogeochemical control of erosion/alteration and material transport in the Amazon, Orinoco and Congo basins" operates since 2003, answering an invitation to bid from the French Ministry of Higher education and Research. The aim of the SOs is to provide the research community with the high quality scientific data needed to understand and model the systems behavior and their long-term dynamics.

 http://www.ore-hybam.org/

Field Site Type: 
International CZO
Registration: 
Unregistered
Network(s): 
CRITEX
RBV
Geology: 
unconsolidated materials
other sedimentary
meta-igneous
Soil Order: 
Unknown
Study Start Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2003 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
2 460millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
25°C
Hydrology: Name: 
Amazon River
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Perennial
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Unknown
Land Cover: 
Mixed Forest
Open Water
Climate: 
Unknown
Sub-Climate: 
Unknown
Group visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users