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Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges by E. Paoletti, G Wieser, J-P. Tuovinen, T.N. Mikkelsen, P. Cudlin, N Clarke, Rainer Matyssek

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Chapter 19

Land Use Change, Air Pollution and Climate Change—Vegetation Response in Latin America

Alessandra R. Kozovits*,1 and Mercedes M.C. Bustamante,    *Departamento de Biodiversidade, Evolução Meio Ambiente, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Campus Morro do Cruzeiro, Ouro Preto, Brazil,    Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro, Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil,    1Corresponding author:

Abstract

Over recent decades, climate changes, especially revealed through alteration in rainfall patterns, with apparent intensification of the dry season, have been documented throughout Latin America. At the same time, this region of the globe has displayed strong economic growth along ...

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