Global analysis finds daylight plant respiration over-estimated by 25%

Topics:

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 9, 10

Word Count: 670

Data from flux towers has implications for ecosystem management – and NASA mission control. Could be used alongside Year 9 Chemical Sciences curriculum looking at chemical reactions and photosynthesis, or Year 10 Earth and Space Sciences looking at Global Systems and the carbon cycle.

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