The sensitivity of soil respiration to soil temperature, moisture, and carbon supply at the global scale

@article{Hursh2017TheSO,
  title={The sensitivity of soil respiration to soil temperature, moisture, and carbon supply at the global scale},
  author={A. Hursh and A. Ballantyne and L. Cooper and M. Maneta and J. Kimball and J. Watts},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={23},
  pages={2090–2103}
}
  • A. Hursh, A. Ballantyne, +3 authors J. Watts
  • Published 2017
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Global Change Biology
  • Soil respiration (Rs) is a major pathway by which fixed carbon in the biosphere is returned to the atmosphere, yet there are limits to our ability to predict respiration rates using environmental drivers at the global scale. [...] Key Method This study evaluates the factors driving Rs at the global scale by linking global datasets of soil moisture, soil temperature, primary productivity, and soil carbon estimates with observations of annual Rs from the Global Soil Respiration Database (SRDB). We find that…Expand Abstract
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