Articles | Volume 10, issue 6
Biogeosciences, 10, 4189–4210, 2013
Biogeosciences, 10, 4189–4210, 2013

Research article 25 Jun 2013

Research article | 25 Jun 2013

Towards a more objective evaluation of modelled land-carbon trends using atmospheric CO2 and satellite-based vegetation activity observations

D. Dalmonech and S. Zaehle

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