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A scenario approach to modeling land-use changes and assessing associated environmental impacts in Southern Amazonia
Humanity has left its footprint on the surface of the earth since it managed to purposefully employ tools and fire to its specific needs. Especially the conversion of natural habitats into agricultural productive land has transformed close to forty percent of the natural land-cover in order to satisfy global demands for food, raw materials, and energy. One current example of dynamic land-use and land-cover changes can be witnessed in Southern Amazonia. Spatially explicit land-use change models are applied to investigate ...