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  • The Amazon frontier of land-use change : croplands and consequences for greenhouse gas emissions 

    Galford, Gillian L.; Melillo, Jerry M.; Mustard, John F.; Cerri, Carlos E. P.; Cerri, Carlos C. (American Meteorological Society, 2010-10-28)
    The Brazilian Amazon is one of the most rapidly developing agricultural frontiers in the world. The authors assess changes in cropland area and the intensification of cropping in the Brazilian agricultural frontier state ...
  • Historical carbon emissions and uptake from the agricultural frontier of the Brazilian Amazon 

    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 ...