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Amazonian Deforestation and Climate

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Edited By: JHC Gash, CA Nobre, JM Roberts and RL Victoria

611 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #54105 | ISBN: 0471967343
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Describes the results from ABRACOS, the Anglo-Brazilian Amazonian Climate Observation Study, for which the objective was to quantify the changes to the water and carbon cycles, and the interaction between the soil, vegetation and atmosphere which occur when the primary rainforest is removed and replaced with cattle ranchland. This book provides a wealth of information to all those interested in the environmental effects of Amazonian deforestation, and how that deforestation will affect the climatology, hydrology and ecology of the region.

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