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Tropical Dry Forests in the Global Picture: The Challenge of Remote Sensing-Based Change Detection in Tropical Dry Environments

By Betsabé de la Barreda-Bautista, Alejandra A. López-Caloca, Stephane Couturier and José Luis Silván-Cárdenas

Submitted: December 3rd 2010Reviewed: June 9th 2011Published: October 3rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/24283

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Betsabé de la Barreda-Bautista, Alejandra A. López-Caloca, Stephane Couturier and José Luis Silván-Cárdenas (October 3rd 2011). Tropical Dry Forests in the Global Picture: The Challenge of Remote Sensing-Based Change Detection in Tropical Dry Environments, Planet Earth 2011 - Global Warming Challenges and Opportunities for Policy and Practice, Elias G. Carayannis, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/24283. Available from:

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