On the delineation of tropical vegetation types with an emphasis on forest/savanna transitions

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Torello-Raventos, M.; Feldpausch, T.R.; Veenendaal, E.M.; Sykora, K.V.;
  • Subject: plant-communities | rain-forest | land-cover | african vegetation | physiognomic classification | ecological classification | cerrado vegetation | savanna vegetation | brazilian cerrado | climate-change

Background: There is no generally agreed classification scheme for the many different vegetation formation types occurring in the tropics. This hinders cross-continental comparisons and causes confusion as words, such as ‘forest’ and ‘savanna’ have different meanings to... View more
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