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Title: The response of ecosystem water‐use efficiency to rising atmospheric CO 2 concentrations: sensitivity and large‐scale biogeochemical implications

Abstract

Not provided.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6]
  1. Department of Biogeochemical Integration Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry 07745 Jena Germany; International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles (IMPRS‐gBGC) 07745 Jena Germany
  2. Department of Biogeochemical Integration Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry 07745 Jena Germany; Michael‐Stifel‐Center Jena for Data‐Driven and Simulation Science 07745 Jena Germany
  3. Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment Western Sydney University Richmond NSW 2753 Australia
  4. Department of Biogeochemical Integration Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry 07745 Jena Germany; Remote Sensing Research Group Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation Technische Universität Wien 1040 Vienna Austria
  5. Max Planck Institute for Meteorology 20146 Hamburg Germany
  6. Department of Ecosystem Physiology University of Freiburg 79085 Freiburg Germany
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1536765
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-04ER63911; FG02-04ER63917
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
New Phytologist
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 213; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0028-646X
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Plant Sciences

Citation Formats

Knauer, Jürgen, Zaehle, Sönke, Reichstein, Markus, Medlyn, Belinda E., Forkel, Matthias, Hagemann, Stefan, and Werner, Christiane. The response of ecosystem water‐use efficiency to rising atmospheric CO 2 concentrations: sensitivity and large‐scale biogeochemical implications. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1111/nph.14288.
Knauer, Jürgen, Zaehle, Sönke, Reichstein, Markus, Medlyn, Belinda E., Forkel, Matthias, Hagemann, Stefan, & Werner, Christiane. The response of ecosystem water‐use efficiency to rising atmospheric CO 2 concentrations: sensitivity and large‐scale biogeochemical implications. United States. doi:10.1111/nph.14288.
Knauer, Jürgen, Zaehle, Sönke, Reichstein, Markus, Medlyn, Belinda E., Forkel, Matthias, Hagemann, Stefan, and Werner, Christiane. Mon . "The response of ecosystem water‐use efficiency to rising atmospheric CO 2 concentrations: sensitivity and large‐scale biogeochemical implications". United States. doi:10.1111/nph.14288.
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title = {The response of ecosystem water‐use efficiency to rising atmospheric CO 2 concentrations: sensitivity and large‐scale biogeochemical implications},
author = {Knauer, Jürgen and Zaehle, Sönke and Reichstein, Markus and Medlyn, Belinda E. and Forkel, Matthias and Hagemann, Stefan and Werner, Christiane},
abstractNote = {Not provided.},
doi = {10.1111/nph.14288},
journal = {New Phytologist},
issn = {0028-646X},
number = 4,
volume = 213,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {11}
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