Comment on “The Incidence of Fire in Amazonian Forests with Implications for REDD” Journal Article uri icon



  • Aragão and Shimabukuro (Reports, 4 June 2010, p. 1275) reported that fires increase in agricultural frontiers even as deforestation decreases and concluded that these fires lead to unaccounted carbon emissions under the United Nations climate treaty's tropical deforestation and forest degradation component. Emissions from post-deforestation management activities are, in fact, included in these estimates—but burning of standing forests is not.

publication date

  • December 17, 2010

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  • closed

Date in CU Experts

  • December 15, 2014 11:30 AM

Full Author List

  • Balch JK; Nepstad DC; Brando PM; Alencar A

author count

  • 4

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0036-8075

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1095-9203

Additional Document Info

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  • 1627

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  • 1627


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