Sistema de Observação e Monitoramento da Amazônia Indígena
The objective of the System of Observation and Monitoring of the Indigenous Amazon – SOMAI – is to provide information that supports the territorial and environmental management of Indigenous Lands of the Brazilian Amazon and actions of adaptation to climate change.
Using free software, the platform contains scientific data both on climate changes that have already occurred and possible future scenarios. The data gathered shows information on: deforestation, soil use, vegetation, hydrography, infrastructure, carbon stock, besides future forecasts of temperature variation, rainfall and biodiversity.
The data will be updated according to the availability of new information and, in the future, it is intended to insert data collected by the indigenous people themselves, increasing the interactivity of the platform.
Organisation: Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM)
Country/Region: South America
Area: Boundary Conflicts, Land-claim Disputes; Collective and Physical security, Women, and Risk Assessments; Community Vigilance, Media, & Monitoring; Land mapping, Titling, & EIAs
Type: Digital Tool