Homogenization of the terrestrial water cycle

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  • Delphis F. Levia
  • Irena F. Creed
  • Kazuki Nanko
  • Elizabeth W. Boyer
  • Darryl E. Carlyle-Moses
  • Nick van de Giesen
  • Domenico Grasso
  • Andrew J. Guswa
  • Janice E. Hudson
  • Sean A. Hudson
  • Shin’ichi Iida
  • Robert B. Jackson
  • Gabriel G. Katul
  • Tomo’omi Kumagai
  • Pilar Llorens
  • Flavio Lopes Ribeiro
  • Diane E. Pataki
  • Catherine A. Peters
  • Daniel Sanchez Carretero
  • John S. Selker
  • Doerthe Tetzlaff
  • Maciej Zalewski
  • Michael Bruen

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  • University of Delaware
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • Delft University of Technology
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Smith College
  • Stanford University
  • Duke University
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Spanish Research Council (IDÆA-CSIC)
  • University of Utah
  • Princeton University
  • Oregon State University
  • Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
  • University of Lodz
  • University College Dublin


Land-use and land-cover changes are accelerating. Such changes can homogenize the water cycle and undermine planetary resilience. Policymakers and practitioners must consider water–vegetation interactions in their land-management decisions.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)656–658
Number of pages3
JournalNature Geoscience
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2020

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Sustainable Development Goals