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Research article
10 Dec 2010
Research article |  | 10 Dec 2010

Global fire emissions and the contribution of deforestation, savanna, forest, agricultural, and peat fires (1997–2009)

G. R. van der Werf, J. T. Randerson, L. Giglio, G. J. Collatz, M. Mu, P. S. Kasibhatla, D. C. Morton, R. S. DeFries, Y. Jin, and T. T. van Leeuwen

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Subject: Biosphere Interactions | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Chemistry (chemical composition and reactions)
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