Technical Comments

Response to Comment on “Tropical forests are a net carbon source based on aboveground measurements of gain and loss”

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Science  11 Jan 2019:
Vol. 363, Issue 6423, eaat1205
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat1205


The Hansen et al. critique centers on the lack of spatial agreement between two very different datasets. Nonetheless, properly constructed comparisons designed to reconcile the two datasets yield up to 90% agreement (e.g., in South America).

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