Nature paper: A Warmer Spring Leads to Less Plant Growth in Summer

It’s bad news for the climate: plants start growing earlier in the spring but, contrary to popular belief, this results in considerably less CO2 absorption. This is shown in a study published in the journal “Nature” with our participation.

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Category: CLIMERS, Remote Sensing

Satellite observations show that warmer springs result in higher vegetation productivity in spring but (in many regions) in lower productivity in summer and autumn.

Matthias Forkel