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Title: A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth System Models

Accurate representation of photosynthesis in terrestrial biosphere models (TBMs) is essential for robust projections of global change. However, current representations vary markedly between TBMs, contributing uncertainty projections of global carbon fluxes.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [6] ;  [7] ;  [8] ;  [9] ;  [10] ;  [11] ;  [1] ;  [12] ;  [13] ;  [14]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Univ. of Western Sydney, Penrith (Australia)
  3. Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN (United States)
  4. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (United States)
  5. The Australian National Univ., Canberra, ACT (Australia)
  6. Boston Univ., Boston, MA (United States)
  7. Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena (Germany); German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Leipzig (Germany)
  8. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL (United States)
  9. Univ. of Exeter, Exeter (United Kingdom); Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford (United Kingdom)
  10. Estonian Univ. of Life Sciences, Tartu (Estonia)
  11. Imperial College London, Ascot (United Kingdom); Macquarie Univ. North Ryde, NSW (Australia); Northwest Agriculture & Forestry Univ., Yangling (China)
  12. Univ. of Exeter, Exeter (United Kingdom)
  13. Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States)
  14. Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena (Germany)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1469-8137; R&D Project: 2016-BNL-EE630EECA-Budg; KP1701000
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
New Phytologist
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 213; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1469-8137
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
Country of Publication:
United States
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; carbon dioxide; light; stomatal conductance; soil water content; temperature; terrestrial biosphere models; vapor pressure deficit
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Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1401258