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Forest carbon fluxes

A satellite perspective

Nature Climate Change volume 6, pages 346348 (2016) | Download Citation

Reducing deforestation and forest degradation offers a quick win for climate mitigation. Using satellite data we are now able to better constrain pantropical estimates of forest loss, reshaping our understanding of the annual to decadal variability in land sources and sinks in the global carbon cycle.

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  1. Douglas C. Morton is at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771, USA

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