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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Volume 13, issue 13
Biogeosciences, 13, 3869–3886, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-3869-2016
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Biogeosciences, 13, 3869–3886, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-3869-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 06 Jul 2016

Research article | 06 Jul 2016

Simulating oxygen isotope ratios in tree ring cellulose using a dynamic global vegetation model

Sonja G. Keel et al.
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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (21 Feb 2016) by Xinming Wang
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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (25 May 2016) by Xinming Wang
ED: Publish as is (12 Jun 2016) by Xinming Wang
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Records of stable oxygen isotope ratios in tree rings are valuable tools for reconstructing past climatic conditions. So far, they have not been used in global dynamic vegetation models. Here we present a model that simulates oxygen isotope ratios in tree rings. Our results compare well with measurements performed in European forests. The model is useful for studying oxygen isotope patterns of tree ring cellulose at large spatial and temporal scales.
Records of stable oxygen isotope ratios in tree rings are valuable tools for reconstructing past...
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