Forests, carbon and global climate

@article{Malhi2002ForestsCA,
  title={Forests, carbon and global climate},
  author={Y. Malhi and P. Meir and S. Brown},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={360},
  pages={1567 - 1591}
}
  • Y. Malhi, P. Meir, S. Brown
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • This review places into context the role that forest ecosystems play in the global carbon cycle, and their potential interactions with climate change. We first examine the natural, preindustrial carbon cycle. Every year forest gross photosynthesis cycles approximately one–twelfth of the atmospheric stock of carbon dioxide, accounting for 50% of terrestrial photosynthesis. This cycling has remained almost constant since the end of the last ice age, but since the Industrial Revolution it has… CONTINUE READING
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