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Heat and drought impact on carbon exchange in an age-sequence of temperate pine forests
Authors: M. Altaf Arain, Bing Xu, Jason J. Brodeur, Myroslava Khomik, Matthias Peichl, Eric Beamesderfer, Natalia Restrepo-Couple, Robin Thorne

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Arain, M.A., Xu, B., Brodeur, J.J. et al. Heat and drought impact on carbon exchange in an age-sequence of temperate pine forests. Ecol Process 11, 7 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13717-021-00349-7

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ForNew Content Item the 3rd continuous year, Ecological Processes is rated as the top rated Springer Nature journal for the excellent publishing experience that the journal has offered to authors in 2021.

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About the journal

Ecological Processes is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal devoted to quality publications in ecological studies with a focus on the underlying processes responsible for the dynamics and functions of ecological systems at multiple spatial and temporal scales. The journal welcomes manuscripts on techniques, approaches, concepts, models, reviews, syntheses, short communications and applied research for advancing our knowledge and capability toward sustainability of ecosystems and the environment. Integrations of ecological and socio-economic processes are strongly encouraged.

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