Articles | Volume 10, issue 12
Biogeosciences, 10, 7943–7955, 2013
Biogeosciences, 10, 7943–7955, 2013

Research article 06 Dec 2013

Research article | 06 Dec 2013

Modeling the effects of organic nitrogen uptake by plants on the carbon cycling of boreal forest and tundra ecosystems

Q. Zhu and Q. Zhuang

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