Forest fires can occur naturally, but in the world's largest rain forest, fire can signal large-scale deforestation.
Emerging Issues in Tropical Ecohydrology; Cuenca, Ecuador, 5–9 June 2016
New satellite-based analysis of forest cover in the humid tropics from 1990 to 2010 contradicts previous estimates of rate of loss.
In trading trees for pastures, patchwork differences in vegetation heights increase cloudiness in downwind regions.
The strength of land-atmosphere coupling in a given model influences how it represents deforestation’s effects.