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Michael Keller

International Institute of Tropical Forestry
oug, NH
United States
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Tropical Forest Degradation Reduces Precipitation Recycling

Year: 2020
Tropical forests transpire huge quantities of water to the atmosphere, later falling as rain downwind.  This natural water recycling is critical to sustaining forests in some regions of the tropics such as the Amazon.  In a study using a numerical ecosystem model, USDA Forest Service researchers fou...

Automated Detection of Selective Logging Using Airborne Laser Scanning

Year: 2019
Airborne laser scanning can be used to automate detection of logging in tropical forests.
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