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Plant Phenology of the European Alps

"Since the turn of the millenium a considerable amount of literature on plant phenology and climate has been published with reference to the European Alps, which allows a review for such a comparatively small geographical extent. ..." – By Helfried Scheifinger

Terrestrial Processes and Their Roles in Climate Change

"The land surface is a critical component of the Earth System. Most immediately, it is obviously the place people live and source most of their food, water, and energy. The effects of climate change are most commonly thought of in terms of impacts on human systems, which are largely land based. ..." – By Nathalie de Noblet-Ducoudré and Andrew J. Pitman

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