Seasonal distribution of African savanna fires

  title={Seasonal distribution of African savanna fires},
  author={Donald R. Cahoon and Brian J. Stocks and Joel S. Levine and Wesley R. Cofer and Katherine P. O''Neill},
SAVANNAS consist of a continuous layer of grass interspersed with scattered trees or shrubs, and cover ∼10 million square kilometres of tropical Africa1,2. African savanna fires, almost all resulting from human activities, may produce as much as a third of the total global emissions from biomass burning3. Little is known, however, about the frequency and location of these fires, and the area burned each year4. Emissions from African savanna burning are known to be transported over the mid… 
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