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Global carbon cycle

Perturbations of the global carbon cycle can exacerbate or mitigate global climate change. We use multiple approaches to understand how climate, emissions, and disturbance affect the global cycling of carbon in the past, present, and future.

Publications

Anderson, Christa M., Ruth S. DeFries, Robert Litterman, Pamela A. Matson, Daniel C. Nepstad, et al. 2019. “Natural Climate Solutions Are Not Enough.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 363 (6430): 933–34.

Badgley, Grayson, Leander D. Anderegg, Joseph A. Berry, and Christopher B. Field. 2019. “Terrestrial Gross Primary Production: Using NIRV to Scale from Site to Globe.” Global Change Biology.

Lalonde, Seth J., Katharine J. Mach, Christa M. Anderson, Emily J. Francis, Daniel L. Sanchez, et al. 2018. “Forest Management in the Sierra Nevada Provides Limited Carbon Storage Potential: an Expert Elicitation.” ECOSPHERE 9 (7). WILEY.

Field, Christopher B., and Katharine J. Mach. 2017. “Rightsizing Carbon Dioxide Removal.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 356 (6339): 706–7.

Field, Christopher B., David B. Lobell, Halton A. Peters, and Nona R. Chiariello. 2007. “Feedbacks of Terrestrial Ecosystems to Climate Change.” ANNUAL REVIEW OF ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES 32. ANNUAL REVIEWS: 1–29.