Climate Change Effects on Vegetation Distribution and Carbon Budget in the United States

  title={Climate Change Effects on Vegetation Distribution and Carbon Budget in the United States},
  author={Dominique Bachelet and Ronald P. Neilson and James M. Lenihan and Raymond James Drapek},
The Kyoto protocol has focused the attention of the public and policymarkers on the earth's carbon (C) budget. [] Key Result Both models agree that a moderate increase in temperature produces an increase in vegetation density and carbon sequestration across most of the US with small changes in vegetation types. Large increases in temperature cause losses of C with large shifts in vegetation types.
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