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An assessment of climate change in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico.

Author(s):

F. N. Scatena

Year:

1998

Publication type:

Miscellaneous Publication

Primary Station(s):

International Institute of Tropical Forestry

Source:

In: Segarra-García, R. I., editor. Proceeding tropical hydrology and Caribbean water resources, Third international symposium on tropical hydrology and Fifth Caribbean Islands water resources congress; San Juan, Puerto Rico. Herndon, VA: American Water Resources Association; :193-198.

Description

Change in the surface temperature of the coastal plain of 1 to 2C and/or a 11 to 33% change in annual rainfall could dramatically alter the distribution of forest vegetation within the Luquillo Experimental Forest(LEF) of northeastern Puerto Rico.

Citation

Scatena, F. N. 1998. An assessment of climate change in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico. In: Segarra-García, R. I., editor. Proceeding tropical hydrology and Caribbean water resources, Third international symposium on tropical hydrology and Fifth Caribbean Islands water resources congress; San Juan, Puerto Rico. Herndon, VA: American Water Resources Association; :193-198.

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