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Oestreicher, J. S., Benessaiah, K., Ruiz-Jaen, M. C., Sloan, S., Turner, K., Pelletier, J., . . . Potvin, C. (2009). Avoiding deforestation in Panamanian protected areas: An analysis of protection effectiveness and implications for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Global Environmental Change, 19(2), 279-291.

Pelletier, J., Ramankutty, N., & Potvin, C. (2011). Diagnosing the uncertainty and detectability of emission reductions for REDD+ under current capabilities: an example for Panama Environmental Research Letters, 6, 024005.

Pelletier, J., Codjia, C., & Potvin, C. (2012). Traditional shifting agriculture: tracking forest carbon stock and biodiversity through time in western Panama. Global Change Biology, 18(12), 3581-3595. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02788.x

Pelletier, J., Kirby, K. R., & Potvin, C. (2012). Significance of Carbon Stock Uncertainties on Emissions Reductions from Deforestation and forest Degradation in Developing Countries. Forest Policy and Economics, 24, 3-11. doi:doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2010.05.005

Sloan, S. P., & Pelletier, J. (2012). How accurately may we project tropical forest-cover change? A validation of a forward-looking baseline for REDD. Global Environmental Change, 22(2), 440.

Pelletier, J., Martin, D., & Potvin, C. (2013). REDD+ CO2 flux estimation and reporting for early actions: dealing with uncertainty Environmental Research Letters, 8, 034009.

Pelletier, J., Busch, J., & Potvin, C. (2015). Addressing uncertainty upstream or downstream of accounting for emissions reductions from deforestation and forest degradation. Climatic Change, 130(4), 635-648.

Pelletier, J., & Goetz, S. J. (2015). Baseline data on forest loss and associated uncertainty: advances in national forest monitoring. Environmental Research Letters, 10, 021001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/2/021001

Pelletier, J., Gelinas, N., & Skutsch, M. (2016). The Place of Community Forest Management in the REDD+ Landscape. Forests, 7(8), 170. doi:10.3390/f7080170

Pelletier, J., Siampale, A., Legendre, P., Jantz, P., Laporte, N., & Goetz, S. J. (2017). Human and natural controls of the variation in aboveground tree biomass in African dry tropical forests. Ecological Applications. doi:10.1002/eap.1550

Pelletier, J., Horning, N., Laporte, N., Samndong, R. A., & Goetz, S. (2018). Anticipating social equity impacts in REDD+ policy design: An example from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Land Use Policy, 75, 102-115. doi:

Pelletier, J. , Paquette, A., Mbindo, K., Zimba, N., Siampale, A., Chendauka, B., Siangulube, F., Roberts, J.W. 2018. Carbon sink despite large deforestation in African tropical dry forests (miombo woodlands). Environmental Research Letters, 14, 094017. doi:

Pelletier, J., Gélinas, N., Potvin, C. 2019. Indigenous perspective to inform rights-based conservation in a protected area of Panama. Land Use Policy 83: 297-307.

Pelletier, J., Ngoma, H., Mason, N.M. and Barrett, C.B., 2020. Does smallholder maize intensification reduce deforestation? Evidence from Zambia. Global Environmental Change, 63, p.102127.


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