Laurance W. F., Cochrane M. A., Bergen S., Fearnside P. M., Delamônica P., Barber C., D'Angelo S. & Fernandes T. et al. 2001, The future of the Brazilian Amazon. Science 291, 438-439.

Laurance W. F., Cochrane M. A., Bergen S., Fearnside P. M., Delamônica P., Barber C., D'Angelo S. & Fernandes T. et al. 2001, The future of the Brazilian Amazon. Science 291, 438-439.

Aim: 
To predict impacts of land use on pattern and pace of forest degradation in the Brazilian Amazon for the next 20 years.
Type of Study: 
Scenario modelling
Key Results: 
This reference provides an example of synergistic interactions - in this case fragmentation facilitating forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon.
Reviewer: 
Rachel Standish
Locations: 
Brazilian Amazon
Response variable : 
Level of forest degradation.
Ecosystem: 
Forest
Full Reference: 
Laurance W. F., Cochrane M. A., Bergen S., Fearnside P. M., Delamônica P., Barber C., D'Angelo S. & Fernandes T. et al. 2001, The future of the Brazilian Amazon. Science 291, 438-439.