Modeling the Regional and Remote Climatic Impact of Deforestation

  1. Michael Keller,
  2. Michael Bustamante,
  3. John Gash and
  4. Pedro Silva Dias
  1. M. A. Silva Dias1,
  2. R. Avissar2 and
  3. Pedro Silva Dias3

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000778

Amazonia and Global Change

Amazonia and Global Change

How to Cite

Silva Dias, M. A., Avissar, R. and Silva Dias, P. (2009) Modeling the Regional and Remote Climatic Impact of Deforestation, in Amazonia and Global Change (eds M. Keller, M. Bustamante, J. Gash and P. Silva Dias), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000778

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departamento de Ciencias Atmosfericas, Iag/Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami Miami, Florida, USA

  3. 3

    Laboratório Nacional de Computaçço Científica Petrópolis, Brazil

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904764

Online ISBN: 9781118670347

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Keywords:

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

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental Mechanism and Supporting Observations

  • Modeling the Regional Effects of Deforestation

  • Modeling the Remote Impacts of Amazon Deforestation

  • Conclusions