Book Open Access
published

Prospecting future deforestation hotspots in the Ecuadorian Amazonas region under alternative scenarios of governance enforcement

Four land use change scenarios were simulated in 2017–2036 for Lorento Canton, Ecuador, differing in the level of governance enforcement. Frequency of future deforestation hotspots indicate a spatial goal conflict between forest conservation and agricultural expansion policies. Future land use conflicts can be avoided by harmonizing sectoral policy needs while safe-guarding environmental integrity.

Preview

Cite

Citation style:
Could not load citation form.

Access Statistic

Total:
Downloads:
Abtractviews:
Last 12 Month:
Downloads:
Abtractviews:

Rights

Use and reproduction: