Published: 03-05-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/jcw2t6k8sc.1
Fernando De Sales


The files contain the results from model experiments showing the impacts of protected-area (PA) deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. The study hypothesis is that the rainforest in protected areas help maintain the temperature and rainfall regimes in Rondonia. Our results show that PA degradation will lead to warmer and drier near-surface conditions in the newly deforested areas and will enhanced subsidence and reduced rainfall over existing agricultural region, with potentially important negative impacts on agricultural production