Contribution of disturbance to increasing seasonal amplitude of atmospheric CO2

@article{Zimov1999ContributionOD,
  title={Contribution of disturbance to increasing seasonal amplitude of atmospheric CO2},
  author={Zimov and Davidov and Zimova and Davidova and Chapin and Chapin and Reynolds},
  journal={Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={284 5422},
  pages={
          1973-6
        }
}
Recent increases in the seasonal amplitude of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) at high latitudes suggest a widespread biospheric response to high-latitude warming. The seasonal amplitude of net ecosystem carbon exchange by northern Siberian ecosystems is shown to be greater in disturbed than undisturbed sites, due to increased summer influx and increased winter efflux. Increased disturbance could therefore contribute significantly to the amplified seasonal cycle of atmospheric carbon dioxide at… Expand
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