Articles | Volume 12, issue 20
Biogeosciences, 12, 5981–5993, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-5981-2015
Biogeosciences, 12, 5981–5993, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-5981-2015

Research article 21 Oct 2015

Research article | 21 Oct 2015

Interdependencies between temperature and moisture sensitivities of CO2 emissions in European land ecosystems

C. Gritsch et al.

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Our experiments showed that, in cold areas (e.g. northern latitudes or mountain areas), warming as well as rain events will have a larger impact on CO2 emissions. Increased moisture in dry areas or drying of wet areas will largely promote CO2 emissions. Irrigation of arable lands might have a higher impact on CO2 emissions in warmer regions in the south of Europe than in the north.
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