A first‐order analysis of the potential rôle of CO2 fertilization to affect the global carbon budget: a comparison of four terrestrial biosphere models

  title={A first‐order analysis of the potential r{\^o}le of CO2 fertilization to affect the global carbon budget: a comparison of four terrestrial biosphere models},
  author={David W Kicklighter and Michele Bruno and S. D{\"o}nges and Gerd Esser and Martin Heimann and John V. K. Helfrich and Frank Ift and Fortunat Joos and J{\"o}rg Kaduk and Gundolf H. Kohlmaier and A. David McGuire and Jerry M. Melillo and Robert Meyer and Berrien Moore and Andreas Nadler and Iain Colin Prentice and Walter Sauf and Annette Schloss and Stephen A. Sitch and Uwe Wittenberg and G. W{\"u}rth},
  journal={Tellus B},
We compared the simulated responses of net primary production, heterotrophic respiration, net ecosystem production and carbon storage in natural terrestrial ecosystems to historical (1765 to 1990) and projected (1990–2300) changes of atmospheric CO 2 concentration of four terrestrial biosphere models: the Bern model, the Frankfurt Biosphere Model (FBM), the High-Resolution Biosphere Model (HRBM) and the Terrestrial EcosystemModel (TEM). The results of the model intercomparison suggest that CO 2… 

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