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Impact of global climate change on ecosystem functions of African countries


Based on a global spatial mathematical model of the global carbon cycle in the biosphere, the change in environmental parameters caused by carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion, deforestation, and erosion in African countries are calculated. The impact of deforestation and soil erosion due to inappropriate land use on climate change for African countries is calculated up to 2060.

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Original Russian Text © A.I. Kurbatova, A.M. Tarko, E.V. Kozlova, 2017, published in Aridnye Ekosistemy, 2017, Vol. 23, No. 4(73), pp. 5–12.

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Kurbatova, A.I., Tarko, A.M. & Kozlova, E.V. Impact of global climate change on ecosystem functions of African countries. Arid Ecosyst 7, 217–223 (2017).

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  • mathematical modeling
  • global biochemical cycle
  • carbon dioxide
  • global warming
  • anthropogenic impact
  • regional consequences