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Assessment of the risk of Amazon dieback (English)


The Amazon basin is a key component of the global carbon cycle. The old-growth rainforests in the basin represent storage of ~ 120 petagrams of carbon (Pg C) in their biomass. Annually, these tropical forests process approximately 18 Pg C through respiration... See More +


  • Vergara, Walter; Scholz, Sebastian M.;
  • 2010/11/11
  • Publication
  • 58037
  • 1
  • 1
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2010/11/24
  • Disclosed
  • Assessment of the risk of Amazon dieback
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