About the Authors

Gregory P. Asner

gpa@carnegiescience.edu

Affiliation Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, California, United States of America

James R. Kellner

Affiliation Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin

Affiliation Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, California, United States of America

David E. Knapp

Affiliation Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, California, United States of America

Christopher Anderson

Affiliation Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, California, United States of America

Roberta E. Martin

Affiliation Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GPA JRK. Performed the experiments: GPA TKB DEK CA REM. Analyzed the data: GPA JRK TKB DEK CA REM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GPA JRK TKB DEK CA REM. Wrote the paper: GPA.