Vegetation trends in a protected area of the Brazilian Atlantic forest

  title={Vegetation trends in a protected area of the Brazilian Atlantic forest},
  author={Rosane Gomes da Silva and Alexandre Rosa dos Santos and Jo{\~a}o Batista Esteves Pel{\'u}zio and Nilton Cesar Fiedler and Ronie S Juvanhol and Ka{\'i}se Barbosa de Souza and Elvis Ricardo Figueira Branco},
  journal={Ecological Engineering},
Abstract Among worldwide tropical forest ecosystems, the Atlantic forest of Brazil stands out as a highly fragile area and a biodiversity hotspot, with a high degree of endemism. The Caparao National Park is an important conservation area for this biome, where recent studies have found new species of animals and plants, including endemic and highly vulnerable ones. We analyzed interannual and seasonal trends in vegetation for Caparao National Park and its buffer zone, using data from MODIS… Expand


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