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Endogenous Patterns and Processes of Settler Land Use and Forest Change in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Citation

Pichón, Francisco J.; Marquette, Catherine M.; Murphy, Laura; & Bilsborrow, Richard E. (2002). Endogenous Patterns and Processes of Settler Land Use and Forest Change in the Ecuadorian Amazon. In Wood, Charles H. & Porro, Roberto (Eds.), Deforestation and Land Use in the Amazon (pp. 241-82). Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida.

Abstract

The Amazonian territories of Brazil, Bolivia, and Ecuador encompass nearly half of the world's remaining tropical rainforest and contain a wealth of biodiversity whose value we have only begun to appreciate.Deforestation and Land Use in the Amazon is an authoritative analysis of the socioeconomic and biophysical factors operating at local, national, and global levels that serve to promote deforestation in this delicate region.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Deforestation and Land Use in the Amazon

Author(s)

Pichón, Francisco J.
Marquette, Catherine M.
Murphy, Laura
Bilsborrow, Richard E.

Editor(s)

Wood, Charles H.
Porro, Roberto

Year Published

2002

Pages

241-82

Publisher

University Press of Florida

City of Publication

Gainesville, Fla.

Reference ID

1949