Climate Impacts of Deforestation/Land-Use Changes in Central South America in the PRECIS Regional Climate Model: Mean Precipitation and Temperature Response to Present and Future Deforestation Scenarios

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Canziani, Pablo O. ; Carbajal Benitez, Gerardo (2012)
  • Publisher: The Scientific World Journal
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal, volume 2,012 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3356769, doi: 10.1100/2012/972672
  • Subject: Research Article | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Article Subject

Deforestation/land-use changes are major drivers of regional climate change in central South America, impacting upon Amazonia and Gran Chaco ecoregions. Most experimental and modeling studies have focused on the resulting perturbations within Amazonia. Using the Regiona... View more
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