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Prof Peter Furley

(Former employee or visitor)

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Current Research Interests

Tropical biogeography; tropical soils and land development; savanna and forest ecology in the New World tropics. Monitoring forest degradation and forest management. Remote sensing and GIS applications in tropical biogeography. Current projects: Soil micro-variation and tropical forest growth (supported by Natural History Museum). Savanna research in Zimbabwe (supported by EU). Biodiversity monitoring and assessment in Nepal (with UNEP-WCMC Cambridge; supported by the Darwin Trust). Paleo-environmental change in tropical lowlands, Belize (supported by Leverhulme Trust).

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