Deforestation in the southern Yucatan peninsular region: an integrative approach

@inproceedings{Turner2001DeforestationIT,
  title={Deforestation in the southern Yucatan peninsular region: an integrative approach},
  author={Brett W. Turner and Sergio Cortina Villar and David R. Foster and Jacqueline Geoghegan and Eric Keys and Peter Klepeis and Deborah B. Lawrence and Pedro Antonio Macario Mendoza and Steven M. Manson and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger and Audrey Barker Plotkin and Diego R. P{\'e}rez Salicrup and Rinku Roy Chowdhury and Basil George Savitsky and Laura C. Schneider and Birgit Inge Schmook and Clarice Vance},
  year={2001}
}
The tensions between development and preservation of tropical forests heighten the need for integrated assessments of deforestation processes and for models that address the fine-tuned location of change. As Mexico's last tropical forest frontier, the southern Yucatan peninsular region witnesses these tensions, giving rise to a ''hot spot'' of tropical deforestation. These forests register the imprint of ancient Maya uses and selective logging in the recent past, but significant modern… CONTINUE READING
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