TITLE

Annual fluxes of carbon from deforestation and regrowth in the Brazilian Amazon

AUTHOR(S)
Houghton, R.A.; Skole, D.L.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Nature;1/20/2000, Vol. 403 Issue 6767, p301
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the contribution of deforestation and agricultural land abandonment in the Brazilian Amazon in the annual flux of carbon in the region. Offsetting of carbon sinks calculated for natural ecosystems in the region by land use change and fire as source of carbon; Interannual variability of flux of carbon; Net flux of carbon between Brazilian Amazon and the atmosphere.
ACCESSION #
2752223

 

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