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- Livensperger, Carolyn, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Ecosphere 2019 v.10 no.4 pp. e02677
- carbon; climate change; cold; color; ecological function; ecosystems; growing season; heat sums; mathematical models; microclimate; phenology; plant communities; plant growth; remote sensing; snowmelt; temperature; tundra; vascular plants; Arctic region
- ... The timing and duration of the plant growing season and its period of peak activity have shifted globally in response to climate change. These changes alter the period of maximum and potential total carbon uptake, especially in highly seasonal environments such as the Arctic. Earlier plant growth has been observed, and if plant senescence remains the same or is delayed, growing season extension wi ...