#oneforjournalclub has voted! Our winner this year:
Sensitivity of atmospheric CO2 growth rate to observed changes in terrestrial water storage Humphrey, Zscheischler, Ciais, Gudmundsson, Sitch & Seneviratne
We found this global-scale analysis to be a powerful and convincing demonstration of the role of water availability in the global carbon cycle.
Iterative near-term ecological forecasting: needs, opportunities & challenges Dietze, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
This review paper is already strongly influencing our thinking.
Honourable mentions also went to the following papers:
Global land change from 1982 to 2016 Song, Hansen, Stehman, Potapov, Tyukavina, Vermote, Townshend
Evapotranspiration and water yield of a pine‐broadleaf forest are not altered by long‐term atmospheric [CO2] enrichment under native or enhanced soil fertility Ward, Oren, Kim, Kim, Tor-ngern, Ewers, McCarthy, Oishi, Pataki, Palmroth, Phillips, Schafer
Climate Change and Drought: the Soil Moisture Perspective Berg, Sheffield
Unsaturation of vapour pressure inside leaves of two conifer species Cernusak, Ubierna, Jenkins, Garrity, Rahn, Powers, Hanson, Sevanto, Wong, McDowell, Farquhar
Well done to all authors – we are a tough mob to please!