Development of Global Change Research in Developing Countries: Ecosystems and Global Change in the Context of the Neotropics; Medellín, Colombia, 19–20 May 2010
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 91, Issue 41, pages 373–374, 12 October 2010
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2010), Development of Global Change Research in Developing Countries: Ecosystems and Global Change in the Context of the Neotropics; Medellín, Colombia, 19–20 May 2010, Eos Trans. AGU, 91(41), 373–374, doi:10.1029/2010EO410008., and (
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- developing countries;
- tropical ecosystems
Research in most areas of global environmental change is overwhelmingly produced outside developing countries, which are usually consumers rather than producers of the knowledge associated with their natural resources. While there have been important recent advances in understanding the causes of global-scale changes and their consequences to the functioning of tropical ecosystems, there is still an important gap in the understanding of these changes at regional and national levels (where important political decisions are usually made).