Tropical deforestation: albedo and the surface-energy balance

J. H.C. Gash, W. J. Shuttleworth

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Recent micrometeorological measurements for Amazonian rainforest are reviewed, emphasising those aspects of the radiation and heat balance which are likely to change with deforestation. The possible consequences of such deforestation are considered by examining the sensitivity of the surface energy balance to changes in those parameters which would be most drastically altered. -Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-133
Number of pages11
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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