Land-Use Change and Carbon Flux Between 1970s and 1990s in Central Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico
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- DE JONG, B., CAIRNS, M., HAGGERTY, P. et al. Environmental Management (1999) 23: 373. doi:10.1007/s002679900193
tons C were released to the atmosphere during the period of time covered by our study, equal to approximately 34% of the 1975 vegetation C pool. The Chiapas highlands, while comprising just 0.3% of Mexico's surface area, contributed 3% of the net national C emissions.