Resilience of tropical tree cover: The roles of climate, fire, and herbivory

Arie Staal*, Egbert H. van Nes, Stijn Hantson, Milena Holmgren, Stefan C. Dekker, Salvador Pueyo, Chi Xu, Marten Scheffer

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5096-5109
Number of pages14
JournalGlobal Change Biology
Volume24
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018

Keywords

  • alternative stable states
  • bistability
  • forest
  • grasslands
  • livestock
  • model
  • regime shifts
  • remote sensing
  • tipping points
  • wildfire
  • ALTERNATIVE BIOME STATES
  • AFRICAN SAVANNA
  • BURNED AREA
  • WOODY COVER
  • SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • HUMID SAVANNA
  • PLANT TRAITS
  • HUMAN IMPACT
  • RAIN-FOREST
  • DYNAMICS

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Staal, A., van Nes, E. H., Hantson, S., Holmgren, M., Dekker, S. C., Pueyo, S., Xu, C., & Scheffer, M. (2018). Resilience of tropical tree cover: The roles of climate, fire, and herbivory. Global Change Biology, 24(11), 5096-5109. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14408