Terrestrial ecosystem production: A process model based on global satellite and surface data

@article{Potter1993TerrestrialEP,
  title={Terrestrial ecosystem production: A process model based on global satellite and surface data},
  author={C. Potter and J. Randerson and C. Field and P. Matson and P. Vitousek and H. Mooney and S. Klooster},
  journal={Global Biogeochemical Cycles},
  year={1993},
  volume={7},
  pages={811-841}
}
This paper presents a modeling approach aimed at seasonal resolution of global climatic and edaphic controls on patterns of terrestrial ecosystem production and soil microbial respiration. We use satellite imagery (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer and International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project solar radiation), along with historical climate (monthly temperature and precipitation) and soil attributes (texture, C and N contents) from global (1°) data sets as model inputs. The… Expand
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