MapBiomas Trinational Atlantic Forest data are public, open, and free by a simple quotation of the source, observing and following the format below.
"MapBiomas Trinational Atlantic Forest Project - Collection [version] of the Annual Coverage and Land Use Series, acquired [date] through the link: [LINK]"
"Project Trinational Atlantic Forest - is a multi-institutional initiative that produces annual maps of land cover and land use from automatic classification processes applied to satellite images." The full description of the project can be found here.
In the case of scientific publications, it is suggested to contact the MapBiomas Trinational Atlantic Forest team to see if there are already publications in progress on the proposed topic.