Articles | Volume 5, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 5, 257–270, 2014
Earth Syst. Dynam., 5, 257–270, 2014

Research article 10 Jul 2014

Research article | 10 Jul 2014

Bimodality of woody cover and biomass across the precipitation gradient in West Africa

Z. Yin et al.

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