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Research article
15 Aug 2013
Research article |  | 15 Aug 2013

Impacts of trait variation through observed trait–climate relationships on performance of an Earth system model: a conceptual analysis

L. M. Verheijen, V. Brovkin, R. Aerts, G. Bönisch, J. H. C. Cornelissen, J. Kattge, P. B. Reich, I. J. Wright, and P. M. van Bodegom

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