The net carbon flux due to deforestation and forest regrowth in the Brazilian Amazon : analysis using a process-based model

  • M I H I R S C H, A H O U G H T O N, L A S C O T T, J O S E P, H D W H I T E Z
  • Published 2004

Abstract

We developed a process-based model of forest growth, carbon cycling and land-cover dynamics named CARLUC (for CARbon and Land-Use Change) to estimate the size of terrestrial carbon pools in terra firme (nonflooded) forests across the Brazilian Legal Amazon and the net flux of carbon resulting from forest disturbance and forest recovery from disturbance. Our… (More)

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