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Seasonal patterns in the Amazon explained

February 22, 2018

Environmental scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have led an international collaboration to improve satellite observations of tropical forests. With the help of professional tree climbers, the scientists collected field data on three factors that affect canopy "greenness." Full Story

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