According to Sipam, increased rainfall occurs from January to March, due to the influence of the South Atlantic Convergence Zone, which has maximum activity in this period.
The research, involving scientists from the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford University, Wake Forest University, and Peru’s Ministry of Environment assessed the aboveground carbon stock of all vegetation types across the country.
The new law has environmentalists not only concerned about its impact on the country but also that the measures will undermine progress at the up-coming UN Climate Summit in December, which Peru is hosting.
Extreme weather events are giving scientists an opportunity to make observations that will allow them to predict the impacts of climate change and deforestation on Amazon River wetlands.
Forest may be reduced until the end of the century, if there is an increase of the dry season.