Monthly Archives: October 2014

Is the world getting wetter or drier? By Colin Prentice

Earlier this year Steven Sherwood (UNSW) and Qiang Fu published a short note in Science suggesting that the world is, in fact, getting drier, as a result of anthropogenic climate change. Now we know that global precipitation tends to increase … Continue reading

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Interactions between the carbon and nitrogen cycles under rising atmospheric CO2. By Cesar Terrer Moreno

Elevated CO2 (eCO2) triggers a cascade of effects on plants from above to below-ground that may alter nitrogen (N) availability, with important consequences for plant growth and carbon (C) storage. From Free-Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) experiments we know that eCO2 … Continue reading

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