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net ecosystem exchange
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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
A measurement of the quantity of carbon entering and leaving the ecosystem, usually associated with carbon dioxide flux from the ecosystem to the atmosphere.
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NEE (net ecosystem exchange)
Broader Term
ecological processes and phenomena
Related Term
biogeochemical cycles
carbon sequestration
carbon sinks
ecosystem respiration
eddy covariance
global carbon budget
net ecosystem production
primary productivity
intercambio neto del ecosistema
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