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We explored the timing of the peak of the short annual growing season in tundra ecosystems as indicated by an extensive suite of satellite indicators of vegetation productivity. Delayed peak greenness compared to peak photosynthesis is consistently found across years and land-cover classes. Plants also experience growth after optimal conditions for assimilation regarding light and temperature have passed. Our results have implications for the modelling of the circumpolar carbon balance.
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BG | Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Biogeosciences, 15, 6221–6256, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6221-2018
Biogeosciences, 15, 6221–6256, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6221-2018

Research article 26 Oct 2018

Research article | 26 Oct 2018

Assessing the dynamics of vegetation productivity in circumpolar regions with different satellite indicators of greenness and photosynthesis

Sophia Walther et al.

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We explored the timing of the peak of the short annual growing season in tundra ecosystems as indicated by an extensive suite of satellite indicators of vegetation productivity. Delayed peak greenness compared to peak photosynthesis is consistently found across years and land-cover classes. Plants also experience growth after optimal conditions for assimilation regarding light and temperature have passed. Our results have implications for the modelling of the circumpolar carbon balance.
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