Global climate change and terrestrial net primary production

@article{Melillo1993GlobalCC,
  title={Global climate change and terrestrial net primary production},
  author={J. Melillo and A. McGuire and D. Kicklighter and B. Moore and C. Vorosmarty and A. Schloss},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1993},
  volume={363},
  pages={234-240}
}
A process-based model was used to estimate global patterns of net primary production and soil nitrogen cycling for contemporary climate conditions and current atmospheric C02 concentration. Over half of the global annual net primary production was estimated to occur in the tropics, with most of the production attributable to tropical evergreen forest. The effects of C02 doubling and associated climate changes were also explored. The responses in tropical and dry temperate ecosystems were… Expand
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