Selective Logging and Its Relation to Deforestation

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. Gregory P. Asner1,
  2. Michael Keller3,
  3. Marco Lentini4,
  4. Frank Merry5 and
  5. Carlos Souza Jr.6

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000722

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Asner, G. P., Keller, M., Lentini, M., Merry, F. and Souza, C. (2009) Selective Logging and Its Relation to Deforestation, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000722

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Neon, Inc.Boulder, Colorado, USA

  3. 4

    Instituto Floresta Tropical Belém, Brazil

  4. 5

    Woods Hole Research Center Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA

  5. 6

    Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia Belém, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904764

Online ISBN: 9781118670347



  • Rain forest ecology—Amazon River Region;
  • Biosphere—Research—Amazon River Region;
  • Climatic changes—Amazon River Region;
  • Amazon River Region—Climate


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Socioeconomic Characterization of Selective Logging

  • Ecological Impacts of Current Logging Practices

  • Logging and Deforestation

  • Concluding Remarks