Climate change, human land use and future fires in the Amazon

@inproceedings{Cochrane2009ClimateCH,
  title={Climate change, human land use and future fires in the Amazon},
  author={Mark A. Cochrane and Christopher P. Barber},
  year={2009}
}
There is increasing consensus that the global climate will continue to warm over the next century. The biodiversity-rich Amazon forest is a region of growing concern because many global climate model (GCM) scenarios of climate change forecast reduced precipitation and, in some cases, coupled vegetation models predict dieback of the forest. To date, fires have generally been spatially co-located with road networks and associated human land use because almost all fires in this region are… CONTINUE READING

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