Journal article

[Global change field manipulative experiments and their applications in soil microbial ecology.]

Cui Jing Zhang, Ji Zheng He, Ju Pei Shen

Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology | Published : 2016

Abstract

In recent decades, global climate change is one of the main concerns around the world. Land use change and the high demand for fossil fuel have caused severe consequences of climate change, such as elevated greenhouse gases, warming, and altering precipitation pattern. These combined factors have substantial impacts on ecosystem processes, especially carbon and nitrogen cycles in terrestrial ecosystems. Since the 1970s, a series of field manipulative experiments had been set up to stimulate the influences of monofactorial and/or multifactorial climate changes, improving our understanding of ecosystem response and feedback to global change. In this review, we summarized the development histor..

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