Read how our AmeriFlux community contributed to this synthesis of data from 22 AmeriFlux towers. The authors write about responses of terrestrial ecosystems to extreme climate events (drought and heat), and the impact on the carbon cycle. This paper was just published in PNAS late April 2016 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1519620113).
See LBNL feature story by Dan Krotz, May 4, 2016.
Authors: Lead author is Sebastian Wolf, who was at UC Berkeley when he started working with the data. Co-author Trevor Keenan just joined the AmeriFlux Management Project this spring; he worked on this research while at Australia’s Macquarie University. Margaret Torn is lead PI, and Dennis Baldocchi is co-PI for the AmeriFlux Management Project. The rest of the co-authors are: Joshua Fisher, Ankur Desai, Andrew Richardson, Russ Scott, Bev Law, Marcy Litvak, Nate Brunsell, Wouter Peters and Ingrid van der Laan-Luijkx.