Amazon Forests Green-Up During 2005 Drought
- American Association for Advancement of Science
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Science, 2007, 318 (5850), pp. 612 - 612
- Issue Date:
|dc.contributor.author||da Rocha, HR||en_US|
|dc.identifier.citation||Science, 2007, 318 (5850), pp. 612 - 612||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||Coupled climate-carbon cycle models suggest that Amazon forests are vulnerable to both long- and short-term droughts, but satellite observations showed a large-scale photosynthetic green-up in intact evergreen forests of the Amazon in response to a short, intense drought in 2005. These findings suggest that Amazon forests, although threatened by human-caused deforestation and fire and possibly by more severe long-term droughts, may be more resilient to climate changes than ecosystem models assume.||en_US|
|dc.publisher||American Association for Advancement of Science||en_US|
|dc.subject.classification||General Science & Technology||en_US|
|dc.title||Amazon Forests Green-Up During 2005 Drought||en_US|
|utslib.for||0705 Forestry Sciences||en_US|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Strength - C3 - Climate Change Cluster|
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