Articles | Volume 10, issue 11
Biogeosciences, 10, 7147–7160, 2013
Biogeosciences, 10, 7147–7160, 2013

Research article 11 Nov 2013

Research article | 11 Nov 2013

Nitrogen deposition: how important is it for global terrestrial carbon uptake?

G. Bala et al.

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