Ecosystem Climate Manipulations

  • Karin P. Shen
  • John Harte

Abstract

Human activities such as fossil fuel burning and deforestation are expected to cause global climate change of a rate and magnitude unmatched in the historical record. Results from climate modeling studies indicate that the earth is likely to experience an increase in global average temperature of several degrees Celsius by the end of the next century (IPCC 1995). This temperature increase, and other associated climate changes, will have far-reaching effects on the natural environment and human society.

Keywords

Biomass Maize Ozone Respiration Photosynthesis 

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