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Soil hydraulic response to land-use change associated with the recent soybean expansion at the Amazon agricultural frontier Scheffler, Raphael; Neill, Christopher; Krusche, Alex V.; Elsenbeer, Helmut (2011-08)Clearing for large-scale soy production and the displacement of cattle-breeding by soybeans are major features of land-use change in the lowland Amazon that can alter hydrologic properties of soils and the runoff generation ...
Galford, Gillian L.; Melillo, Jerry M.; Kicklighter, David W.; Mustard, John F.; Cronin, Timothy W.; Cerri, Carlos E. P.; Cerri, Carlos C. (Ecological Society of America, 2011-04)Tropical ecosystems play a large and complex role in the global carbon cycle. Clearing of natural ecosystems for agriculture leads to large pulses of CO2 to the atmosphere from terrestrial biomass. Concurrently, the remaining ...