Ecosystems Respond to Climate Change Differently as the Seasons Pass

Planetsave: Scientists studying the effect of drought and heat waves on grass growth have found that it matters when during the year these events take place, and that each month yields a different effect. Scientists have found that U.S. midwest drought reduced prairie grass growth most in June. "A major challenge in studying climate change is separating the effects of long-term trends from interannual variation," says Saran Twombly, program director for the National Science Foundation`s (NSF) Konza Prairie......

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