Thales West

Degrees

University of Florida, Ph.D.

University of Sao Paulo, M.Sc., B.S.

2018

Frey GP, West TAP, Hickler T, Rausch L, Gibbs HK, Börner J.  2018.  Simulated impacts of soy and infrastructure expansion in the Brazilian Amazon: A maximum entropy approach.  Forests, 9 : 600 . (Open Access)  Further Information
West TAP, Grogan KA, Swisher ME, Caviglia-Harris JL, Sills E, Harris D, Roberts DA, Putz FE.  2018.  Impacts of REDD+ payments on a coupled human-natural systems in Amazonia.  Ecosystem Services, 33 : 68-76 . Further Information
West TAP, Grogan KA, Swisher ME, Caviglia-Harris JL, Sills E, Harris D, Roberts DA, Putz FE.  2018.  A hybrid optimization-agent-based model of REDD+ payments to small farmers in the old deforestation frontier of the Brazilian Amazon.  Environmental Modelling & Software, 100 : 159-174 . Further Information

2016

Piponiot C, Plinio Sist, Lucas Mazzei, Peña-Claros M, Putz FE, Rutishauser E, Shenkin A, Ascarrunz N, de Azevedo CP, Baraloto C, França M, Guedes M, Coronado ENH, d'Oliveira MVN, Ruschel AR, da Silva K, Sotta DS, de Souza CR, Vidal E, West TAP, Hérault.  2016.  Carbon recovery dynamics following disturbance by selective logging in Amazonian forests.  eLife, NA : NA . Further Information
Vidal E, West TAP, Putz FE.  2016.  Biomass and merchantable timber volumes twenty years after conventional and reduced-impact logging in Amazonian Brazil.  Forest Ecology and Management, 376 : 1-8  . Further Information
West TAP.  2016.  Indigenous community benefits from a de-centralized approach to REDD+ in Brazil.  Climate Policy , 16 : 924-939 . Further Information

2015

Rifai SW, West TAP, Putz FE.  2015.  "Carbon Cowboys" could inflate REDD+ payments through positive measurement bias.  Carbon Management, 6 : 151-158 . Further Information
Rutishauser E, Hérault B, Baraloto C, Blanc L, Descroix L, Sotta ED, Ferreira J, Kanashiro M, Mazzei L, D'Oliveira MVN, De Oliveira LC, Peña-Claros M, Putz FE, Ruschel AR, Rodney K, Roopsind A, Shenkin A, Da Silva KE, De Souza CR, Toledo M, Vidal E, West .  2015.  Rapid tree carbon stock recovery in managed Amazonian forests.  Current Biology, 25 : R787-R788 . Further Information
Sist P et al..  2015.  The Tropical managed Forests Observatory: a research network addressing the future of tropical logged forests.  Applied Vegetation Science, 18 : 171-174 . Further Information

2014

West TAP, Vidal E, Putz, FE.  2014.  Forest biomass recovery after conventional and reduced-impact logging in Amazonian Brazil.  Forest Ecology and Management, 314 : 59-63 . Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Senior Researcher

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Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

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