TITLE

The Greening of the Russian Arctic Since 1942

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CO2 Science;9/22/2010, Vol. 13 Issue 38, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research study on Russian Arctic warming and greening. It references a study by B. C. Forbes, M. M. Fauria and P. Zetterberg published in a 2010 issue of "Global Change Biology." The researchers worked with Salix lanata L. (sensu latu) to confirm if tundra vegetation could track photosynthetic activity and warming. The study also showed that deciduous shrub phytomass increase due to an ongoing summer warming trend.
ACCESSION #
55690676

 

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