Vegetation dynamics, and land use and land cover change in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia.

  title={Vegetation dynamics, and land use and land cover change in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia.},
  author={Yohannes Kidane and Reinhold Stahlmann and Carl Beierkuhnlein},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  volume={184 12},
Shifts in biological communities are occurring at rapid rates as human activities induced global climate change increases. Understanding the effects of the change on biodiversity is important to reduce loss of biodiversity and mass extinction, and to insure the long-term persistence of natural resources and natures' services. Especially in remote landscapes of developing countries, precise knowledge about on-going processes is scarce. Here we apply satellite imagery to assess spatio-temporal… CONTINUE READING
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