Global response of the terrestrial biosphere to CO2 and climate change using a coupled climate‐carbon cycle model

  title={Global response of the terrestrial biosphere to CO2 and climate change using a coupled climate‐carbon cycle model},
  author={Marie Berthelot and Pierre Friedlingstein and Philippe Ciais and Patrick Monfray and Jean‐Louis Dufresne and Herv{\'e} Le Treut and Laurent Fairhead},
  journal={Global Biogeochemical Cycles},
We study the response of the land biosphere to climate change by coupling a climate general circulation model to a global carbon cycle model. This coupled model was forced by observed CO2 emissions for the 1860–1990 period and by the IPCC SRES‐A2 emission scenario for the 1991–2100 period. During the historical period, our simulated Net Primary Production (NPP) and net land uptake (NEP) are comparable to the observations in term of trend and variability. By the end of the 21st century, we show… 

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