Climate-Driven Increases in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 1982 to 1999

  title={Climate-Driven Increases in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 1982 to 1999},
  author={Ramakrishna R. Nemani and Charles D. Keeling and Hirofumi Hashimoto and William M. Jolly and Stephen C. Piper and Compton J. Tucker and Ranga B. Myneni and Steven W. Running},
  pages={1560 - 1563}
Recent climatic changes have enhanced plant growth in northern mid-latitudes and high latitudes. However, a comprehensive analysis of the impact of global climatic changes on vegetation productivity has not before been expressed in the context of variable limiting factors to plant growth. We present a global investigation of vegetation responses to climatic changes by analyzing 18 years (1982 to 1999) of both climatic data and satellite observations of vegetation activity. Our results indicate… 

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