Local landscape changes can have global repercussions. The geology and vegetative cover of a landscape and the way it is used (or not used) by humans can have huge impacts on Earth's natural cycles.  Turning a forest into a savanna can alter weather patterns or runoff, and, converserly, changes in local climate can completely alter what a landscape looks like and whether or not it is livable. To explore the interaction between landscapes and global change, take a look below at some key topics and questions. 

States, Dynamics and Processes
Regional & Global Effects

Does tropical deforestation impact the rest of the world?

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