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Drought in the Congo Basin

A remote-sensing analysis of tropical forests in the Congo Basin that are experiencing chronic drought reveals consistent patterns of reduced vegetation greenness, increased temperatures and decreased water storage. See Letter p.86

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Figure 1: Long-term drying.

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Chambers, J., Roberts, D. Drought in the Congo Basin. Nature 509, 36–37 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13330

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