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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 972672, 20 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/972672
Research Article

Climate Impacts of Deforestation/Land-Use Changes in Central South America in the PRECIS Regional Climate Model: Mean Precipitation and Temperature Response to Present and Future Deforestation Scenarios

1Equipo Interdisciplinario para el Estudio de Procesos Atmosféricos en el Cambio Global, PEPACG, Facultad de Ciencias Fisicomatemáticas e Ingeniería, Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, C1107AFF Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, CONICET, C1033AAJ Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
3Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN), C1002 Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Received 12 October 2011; Accepted 29 December 2011

Academic Editor: Jimin Sun

Copyright © 2012 Pablo O. Canziani and Gerardo Carbajal Benitez. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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