Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 235–249, 2020
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 235–249, 2020

Research article 09 Mar 2020

Research article | 09 Mar 2020

Impacts of land use change and elevated CO2 on the interannual variations and seasonal cycles of gross primary productivity in China

Binghao Jia et al.

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We quantitatively examined the relative contributions of climate change, land use and land cover change, and elevated CO2 to interannual variations and seasonal cycle amplitude of gross primary productivity (GPP) in China based on multi-model ensemble simulations. The contributions of major subregions to the temporal change in China's total GPP are also presented. This work may help us better understand GPP spatiotemporal patterns and their responses to regional changes and human activities.
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