Climatic Change

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 163–173

Probable impact of deforestation on hydrological processes

  • V. M. Meher-Homji

DOI: 10.1007/BF00142223

Cite this article as:
Meher-Homji, V.M. Climatic Change (1991) 19: 163. doi:10.1007/BF00142223


The various ways in which the forest cover may influence the atmospheric and soil processes controlling the hydrological cycle are examined. Case studies of extensive deforestation affecting the rainfall pattern are reviewed.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Meher-Homji
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut FrançaisPondicherryIndia