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Tropical Forests and Climate

Edited By: N Myers

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #21114 | ISBN: 0792316886
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About this book

Important papers on the climate change/tropical forest debate from Myers, Prance, Colinvaux, Raven, Gradwohl and others. Reprinted from Climate Change, 19: 1-2.


Contents

Tropical deforestation and climatic change - the conceptual background, N. Meyers; tropical forests - present status and future outlook, N. Meyers; a commentary on - tropical forests, present status and future outlook, G.T. Prance; palaeoecological background - neotropics, T. van der Hammen; a commentary on - palaeoecological background - neotropics, P. Colinvaux; a synopsis of climatic and vegetational change in Southeast Asia, L.H. Heaney; a commentary on - a synopsis of climatic and vegetational change in Southeast Asia, P.H. Raven; history of climate and forests in tropical Africa during the last eight million years, A.C. Hamilton and D. Taylor; the African rain rorest vegetation and palaeoenvironments during the late quaternary, J. Malay; tropical deforestation and atmospheric carbon dioxide, R.A. Houghton; a commentary on - tropical deforestation and atmospheric carbon dioxide, L.D. Danny Harvey; tropical deforestation - albedo and the surface-energy balance, J. H. C. Gash and W.J. Shuttleworth; a commentary on - tropical deforestation - albedo and the surface-energy balance, A. Henderson-Sellers; effects of tropical deforestation on global and regional atmospheric chemistry, P.M. Vitousek and P.A. Matson; probable impact of deforestation on hydrological processes, V.M. Meher-Homji; a commentary on - probable impact of deforestation on hydrological processes, R.E. Dickenson; possible climatic impacts of tropical deforestation, E. Saliti and C.A. Nobre; a commentary on - possible climatic impacts of tropical deforestation, P.R. Rowntree and J. Lean; deforestation, climate change and sustainable nutrition security - a case study of India, S.K. Sinha and M.S. Swaminathan; a commentary on - deforestation, climate change and sustainable nutrition security - a case study of India, M.J. Rosenburg; tropical forests and the greenhouse effect - a management response, N. Meyers and T.J. Goreau; a commentary on - tropical forests and the greenhouse effect - a management response, G. Marland; buying environmental insurance - prospects for trading of global climate-protection services, J.N. Swisher and G.M. Masters; a commentary on - buying environmental insurance - prospects for trading of global climate-protection services, M. Grubb; forests in a warming world - a time for new policies, G.M. Woodwell; a commentary on - forests in a warming world - a time for new policies, J. Gradwohl and R. Greenburg; the politics of prevention, C. Schneider; a commentary on - the politics of prevention, J. MacNeill.

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