History of INPA’s Graduate Program in Ecology

Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 December 2016
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During the climax of the Amazon Rubber Boom, from 1879 to 1912, the city of Manaus, strategically located at the confluence of the Negro and Amazon Rivers, was known as the “Paris of the Americas”. It was one of the richest cities in Brazil, the first to be supplied with electricity, and the second to receive piped water, telephones, paved streets and public transport, in the form of electric trams.

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Overview

Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 December 2016
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INPA’s Graduate Program in Ecology was created in 1976 to train highly qualified professionals for research in tropical ecology, who will contribute knowledge about the biodiversity, ecosystems and the sustainable development of the Amazon region.

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Research areas

Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 December 2016
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Research projects of graduate students, as well as the research interests of the program’s faculty are inserted in the following general research areas: 

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Rules and regulations

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Curricular structure

Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
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Masters and doctoral students have to obtain at least 120 or 200 credit units, respectively. One credit is equivalent to 15 hours of programmed activities in the form of regular courses, special courses, seminars, teaching-assistant positions, teaching internship, and research activities required for their thesis project.

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