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Synergy of a warm spring and dry summer

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Pan, Yude; Schimel, David

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Nature. 534: 483-484.


An analysis suggests that high carbon uptake by US land ecosystems during the warm spring of 2012 offset the carbon loss that resulted from severe drought over the summer — and hints that the warm spring could have worsened the drought.


Pan, Yude; Schimel, David. 2016. Synergy of a warm spring and dry summer. Nature. 534: 483-484.

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