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Research brief: El Niño variations have little impact on terrestrial carbon cycle

April 30, 2021 12:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Research brief: El Niño variations have little impact on terrestrial carbon cycle

Different expressions of El Niño do affect interannual variability in the terrestrial carbon cycle. However, the effect over longer timescales is small. This means the changing frequency of these two types of El Niño events may be of little importance in terms of robustly simulating the future terrestrial carbon cycle.