Desert-rainforest transition zones are hotspots for carbon storage, but not during El Niño

August 14, 2015


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This research was funded in part by the Modelling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections program, part of NOAA's Climate Program Office in the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.