Implications of climate and land use change

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Edited by: Jefferson S. HallVanessa Kirn, and Estrella Yanguas-Fernandez


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This chapter relates ecosystem services to climate change and land use. The bulk of the chapter focuses on ecosystem services and steepland land use in the humid Neotropics – what is lost with land-cover changed, and what is gained with various types of restoration that are sustainable given private ownership. Many case studies are presented later in the white paper. The USGS contribution relates to climate change and the role of extreme weather events in land-use planning.

Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Implications of climate and land use change
Chapter 4
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher Inter-American Development Bank
Contributing office(s) National Research Program - Central Branch
Description 9 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Monograph
Larger Work Title Managing watersheds for ecosystem services in the steepland neotropics
First page 58
Last page 66
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