Rainforest deforestation, the carbon and water cycles

This news item from NASA relates to this animation, as does this Nature Communication from October 2020.

Suggested learning activities:

***NEW*** – data and GIS exercise for A Level students

Explore leaf area, evapotranspiration and temperature data using various statistical techniques to explore the relationship between deforestation and weather. Download the worksheet for students, answers for teachers and data spreadsheet.

Activity 1:

 

More information about the water cycle and climate change and the water cycle and an excellent summary from Cool Geography.