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Controls on winter ecosystem respiration in temperate and boreal ecosystems


T. Wang
P. Ciais
S.L. Piao
C. Ottle
P. Brender
F. Maignan
A. Arain
A. Cescatti
D. Gianelle
C. Gough
L Gu
P. Lafleur
T. Laurila
B. Marcolla
H. Margolis
L. Montagnani
E. Moors
N. Saigusa
T. Vesala
G. Wohlfahrt
C. Koven
A. Black
E. Dellwik
A. Don
A. Knohl
R. Monson
J. Munger
A. Suyker
A. Varlagin
S. Verma



Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station


Biogeosciences. 8. 2009-2025.


Winter CO2 fluxes represent an important component of the annual carbon budget in northern ecosystems. Understanding winter respiration processes and their responses to climate change is also central to our ability to assess terrestrial carbon cycle and climate feedbacks in the future. However, the factors influencing the spatial and temporal patterns of winter ecosystem respiration (Reco) of northern ecosystems are poorly understood. For this reason, we analyzed eddy covariance flux data from 57 ecosystem sites ranging from ~35 N to ~70 N.


Wang, T.; Ciais, P.; Piao, S.L.; Ottle, C.; Brender, P.; Maignan, F.; Arain, A.; Cescatti, A.; Gianelle, D.; Gough, C.; Gu, L; Lafleur, P.; Laurila, T.; Marcolla, B.; Margolis, H.; Montagnani, L.; Moors, E.; Saigusa, N.; Vesala, T.; Wohlfahrt, G.; Koven, C.; Black, A.; Dellwik, E.; Don, A.; Hollinger, D.; Knohl, A.; Monson, R.; Munger, J.; Suyker, A.; Varlagin, A.; Verma, S. 2011.Controls on winter ecosystem respiration in temperate and boreal ecosystems. Biogeosciences. 8. 2009-2025.


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