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Pielke Sr, R. A.; Adegoke, J.; Beltrán-Przekurat, A.; Hiemstra, C. A.; Lin, J.; Nair, U. S.; Niyogi, D.; Nobis, T. E. (2011)
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This paper documents the diverse role of land-use/land-cover change on precipitation. Since land conversion continues at a rapid pace, this type of human disturbance of the climate system will continue and become even more significant in the coming decades.DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2007.00251.x
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