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Land use and land cover dynamics in the Brazilian Amazon: an overview

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  • Homma, Alfredo Kingo Oyama

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  • Walker, Robert & Homma, Alfredo Kingo Oyama, 1996. "Land use and land cover dynamics in the Brazilian Amazon: an overview," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 67-80, July.
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