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Response to Comment on “Global Convergence in the Temperature Sensitivity of Respiration at Ecosystem Level”

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Science  11 Mar 2011:
Vol. 331, Issue 6022, pp. 1265
DOI: 10.1126/science.1197033

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Abstract

We estimated the sensitivity of terrestrial ecosystem respiration to air temperature across 60 FLUXNET sites by minimizing the effect of seasonally confounding factors. Graf et al. now offer a theoretical perspective for an extension of our methodology. However, their critique does not change our main findings and, given the currently available observational techniques, may even impede a comparison across ecosystems.

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