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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266768
Description: Modelling of stomatal conductance was a key discussion topic at the workshop held in honour of Ray Leuning's retirement. In this note, we compare two recently published alternative models derived from ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279158
Description: Depletion of ecosystem carbon stocks is a significant source of atmospheric CO 2 and reducing land-based emissions and maintaining land carbon stocks contributes to climate change mitigation. We summa ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/228745
Description: Approximately 1-2% of net primary production by land plants is re-emitted to the atmosphere as isoprene and monoterpenes. These emissions play major roles in atmospheric chemistry and air pollution-cl ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/194461
Description: This chapter provides a high-level summary of the state of knowledge regarding observations, processes and models of climate, terrestrial ecosystems and the global carbon cycle.
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 040100 Atmospheric Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/194467
Description: In this chapter, we describe and explain some of the patterns observed in the behaviour of Earth's climate system.
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/198385
Description: Ecosystem nitrous oxide (N₂O) emissions respond to changes in climate and CO₂ concentration as well as anthropogenic nitrogen (N) enhancements. Here, we aimed to quantify the responses of natural ecos ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/194464
Description: This closing chapter explores some of the issues that arise with the move towards an increasingly 'applied' Earth system science.
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/193528
Description: Explaining the what, the how and the why of climate science, this multidisciplinary new book provides a review of research from the last decade, illustrated with cutting-edge data and observations. A ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/140275
Description: The leaf carbon isotope ratio (δ¹³C) of C₃ plants is inversely related to the drawdown of CO₂ concentration during photosynthesis, which increases towards drier environments. We aimed to discriminate ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130696
Description: We make a theoretical study of nitrogen cycling in a model of a grazing system with five compartments. The rates of uptake of nutrient by plants and herbivores are allowed nonlinear forms which involv ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154126
Description: Understanding how species and ecosystems respond to climate change has become a major focus of ecology and conservation biology. Modelling approaches provide important tools for making future projecti ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120414
Description: Models of vegetation function are widely used to predict the effects of climate change on carbon, water and nutrient cycles of terrestrial ecosystems, and their feedbacks to climate. Stomatal conducta ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/108998
Description: Question: What plant properties might define plant functional types (PFTs) for the analysis of global vegetation responses to climate change, and what aspects of the physical environment might be expe ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/109008
Description: Two previous reconstructions of palaeovegetation across the whole of China were performed using a simple classification of plant functional types (PFTs). Now a more explicit, global PFT classification ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106062
Description: Fire is a worldwide phenomenon that appears in the geological record soon after the appearance of terrestrial plants. Fire influences global ecosystem patterns and processes, including vegetation dist ... More
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