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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/275800
Description: Climate change is expected to alter the global hydrological cycle, with inevitable consequences for freshwater availability to people and ecosystems. But the attribution of recent trends in the terres ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/225397
Description: Peatlands are a major terrestrial carbon store and a persistent natural carbon sink during the Holocene, but there is considerable uncertainty over the fate of peatland carbon in a changing climate. I ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269646
Description: A process-oriented niche specification (PONS) model was constructed to quantify climatic controls on the distribution of ecosystems, based on the vegetation map of China. PONS uses general hypotheses ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/277114
Description: Earth system models (ESMs) are increasing in complexity by incorporating more processes than their predecessors, making them potentially important tools for studying the evolution of climate and assoc ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/282127
Description: Atmospheric CO₂ concentration is hypothesized to influence vegetation distribution via tree-grass competition, with higher CO₂ concentrations favouring trees. The stable carbon isotope (δ¹³C) signatur ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/272352
Description: Dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs) offer explicit representations of the land surface through time and have been used to research large-scale hydrological responses to climate change. These appl ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/200500
Description: Land models, which have been developed by the modeling community in the past few decades to predict future states of ecosystems and climate, have to be critically evaluated for their performance skill ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/186891
Description: A simple process-based model for the consumption of atmospheric hydrogen (H₂) has been developed. The model includes a description of diffusion and biological processes which together control H₂ flux ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/181313
Description: The Land-surface Processes and eXchanges (LPX) dynamic global vegetation model, which incorporates process-based representations of the terrestrial biosphere, is used to simulate the effects of climat ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/172637
Description: During each of the late Pleistocene glacial–interglacial transitions, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations rose by almost 100 ppm. The sources of this carbon are unclear, and efforts to identify ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/200481
Description: Climate is an important control on biomass burning, but the sensitivity of fire to changes in temperature and moisture balance has not been quantified. We analyze sedimentary charcoal records to show ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210670
Description: An extensive data set on net primary production (NPP) in China's forests is analysed with the help of two simple theoretically derived models based on the light use efficiency (LUE) and water use effi ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/217503
Description: Primary production is the most fundamental of all ecosystem functions, and the close link between fractional absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (fAPAR) and gross primary production (GPP) in ... More
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: Water use | Forests | Carbon dioxide
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/217518
Description: Model predictions of the response of transpiration to elevated atmospheric CO₂ concentration (Ca) are highly variable among models. To better understand and constrain this variability among models, we ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134929
Description: Natural methane (CH₄) emissions from wet ecosystems are an important part of today's global CH₄ budget. Climate affects the exchange of CH₄ between ecosystems and the atmosphere by influencing CH₄ pro ... More
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