About the Authors

Gillian L. Galford

Gillian.Galford@UVM.edu

Affiliation The Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, 617 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont, 05405, United States of America

Britaldo S. Soares-Filho

Affiliation Centro de Sensoriamento Remoto, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos 6627, Belo Horizonte, 31270–901, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Laura J. Sonter

Affiliation The Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, 617 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont, 05405, United States of America

Nadine Laporte

Affiliation The Woods Hole Research Center, 149 Woods Hole Road, Falmouth, Massachusetts, 02540, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GLG BSS-F NL. Performed the experiments: GLG BSS-F. Analyzed the data: GLG BSS-F LJS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GLG BSS-F. Wrote the paper: GLG BSS-F LJS NL.