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Assessment report on NRP subtheme: "Effects of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems"

Dates

Year
1995

Citation

Van de Geijn, S.C., 1995, Assessment report on NRP subtheme: "Effects of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems": Elsevier Science B.V., p. 677-706.

Summary

In the projects fostered by the NRP the effects of changed climate (atmospheric CO2 concentration, temperature) on different terrestrial ecosystems were studied. For forests it was concluded that the initial stimulation of tree growth in general did not persist after two years, and therefore care must be taken not to overestimate the potential contribution of increased carbon sequestration by forests. On the other hand, shifted patterns of carbon distribution in the tree-soil system may lead to a higher soil organic matter content, which will contribute to an improved soil structure and availability of soil moisture. A sensitivity analysis revealed that, for the poor sandy forest soils, improved rooting depth is however more effective [...]

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Communities

  • Western Energy Citation Clearinghouse

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Alternate Titles

  • Climate Change Research: Evaluation and Policy Implications

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
DOI WECC []

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places
nameAA Wageningen, The Netherlands
typePublication City

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parts
typePages
value677-706
citationTypeBook Section or Chapter

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