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European carbon sink larger than presumed
January 5, 2015



Analyzing satellite data environmental physicists from University Bremen in cooperation with national and international partners, amongst them Christoph Gerbig from MPI for Biogeochemistry, could show that the vegetation of the northern hemisphere is taking up more CO2 than presumed.

Original Publication: Reuter, M., Buchwitz, M., Hilker, M., Heymann, J., Schneising, O., Pillai, D., Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J. P., Bösch, H., Parker, R., Butz, A., Hasekamp, O., O'Dell, C. W., Yoshida, Y., Gerbig, C., Nehrkorn, T., Deutscher, N. M., Warneke, T., Notholt, J., Hase, F., Kivi, R., Sussmann, R., Machida, T., Matsueda, H., and Sawa, Y.: Satellite-inferred European carbon sink larger than expected, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13739-13753, doi:10.5194/acp-14-13739-2014, 2014.

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