Root functioning modifies seasonal climate.


Hydraulic redistribution (HR), the nocturnal vertical transfer of soil water from moister to drier regions in the soil profile by roots, has now been observed in Amazonian trees. We have incorporated HR into an atmospheric general circulation model (the National Center for Atmospheric Research Community Atmospheric Model Version 2) to estimate its impact on… (More)


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@article{Lee2005RootFM, title={Root functioning modifies seasonal climate.}, author={Jung-eun Lee and Rafael S. Oliveira and Todd Dawson and Inez Y. Fung}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America}, year={2005}, volume={102 49}, pages={17576-81} }