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Aerial Photo of Trees Downed by Wind

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Aerial view of a Central Amazonian forest near Manaus, Brazil, that was affected by high winds. The exposed trunks of surviving trees are visible among areas where the microburst toppled other trees, now covered with vegetation.

Credit or Source: Jeffrey Chambers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


U.S. DOE. 2012. Research Priorities for Tropical Ecosystems Under Climate Change Workshop Report, DOE/SC-0153. U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. (PDF)

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