Asymmetric effects of daytime and night-time warming on Northern Hemisphere vegetation

S. Peng, S. Piao, P. Ciais, R.B. Myeni, A. Chen, F. Chevallier, A.J. Dolman, I.A. Janssens, J. Peñuelas, G. Zhang, S. Vicca, S. Wan, S. Wang, H. Zeng

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Abstract

Temperature data over the past five decades show faster warming of the global land surface during the night than during the day. This asymmetric warming is expected to affect carbon assimilation and consumption in plants, because photosynthesis in most plants occurs during daytime and is more sensitive to the maximum daily temperature, T
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-92
JournalNature
Volume501
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Asymmetric effects of daytime and night-time warming on Northern Hemisphere vegetation'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Peng, S., Piao, S., Ciais, P., Myeni, R. B., Chen, A., Chevallier, F., ... Zeng, H. (2013). Asymmetric effects of daytime and night-time warming on Northern Hemisphere vegetation. Nature, 501, 88-92. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12434