Articles | Volume 13, issue 21
Biogeosciences, 13, 5947–5964, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-5947-2016

Special issue: OzFlux: a network for the study of ecosystem carbon and water...

Biogeosciences, 13, 5947–5964, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-5947-2016

Research article 01 Nov 2016

Research article | 01 Nov 2016

Carbon uptake and water use in woodlands and forests in southern Australia during an extreme heat wave event in the “Angry Summer” of 2012/2013

Eva van Gorsel et al.

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Temperature extremes are expected to become more prevalent in the future and understanding ecosystem response is crucial. We synthesised measurements and model results to investigate the effect of a summer heat wave on carbon and water exchange across three biogeographic regions in southern Australia. Forests proved relatively resilient to short-term heat extremes but the response of woodlands indicates that the carbon sinks of large areas of Australia may not be sustainable in a future climate.
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