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Uncertain future for vegetation cover

Nature volume 524, pages 4445 (06 August 2015) | Download Citation

How will Earth's vegetation cover respond to climate change, and how does this compare with changes associated with human land use? Modelling studies reveal how little we still know, and act as a clarion call for further work.

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  1. Almut Arneth is in the Department of Environmental Atmospheric Research, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen 82467, Germany.

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