1st Edition

Tropical Rain Forests And The World Atmosphere

ISBN 9780367215064
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
136 Pages

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Book Description

This book, the result of a AAAS symposium organized to explore the ramifications of tropical deforestation, emphasizes the relationship of biosphere to troposphere, aiming to set tropical forest ecology in the context of the global ecosystem.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests 2. Tropical Forests: Patterns of Depletion 3. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Basin Measured by Satellite Imagery 4. Tropical Forests: Interactions with the Atmosphere 5. Amazon Rainfall, Potential Effects of Deforestation, and Plans for Future Research 6. Catastrophic Drought and Fire in Borneo Tropical Rain Forest Associated with the 1982-83 El Nino Southern Oscillation Event

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Prance, Ghillean T