Acclimatization of soil respiration to warming in a tall grass prairie

  title={Acclimatization of soil respiration to warming in a tall grass prairie},
  author={Yiqi Luo and Shiqiang Wan and Dafeng Hui and Linda L. Wallace},
The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts a 1.4–5.8 °C average increase in the global surface temperature over the period 1990 to 2100 (ref. 1). These estimates of future warming are greater than earlier projections, which is partly due to incorporation of a positive feedback. This feedback results from further release of greenhouse gases from terrestrial ecosystems in response to climatic warming. The feedback mechanism is usually based on the… 

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