Ecosystem respiration is typically measured in the natural environment, such as a forest or grassland field, rather than in the laboratory. Ecosystem respiration is the production portion of carbon dioxide in an ecosystem's carbon flux, while photosynthesis typically accounts for the majority of the ecosystem's carbon consumption.
- Biogeochemistry. Heinrich D. Holland, William H. Schlesinger, Karl K. Turekian. 702 pp. Elsevier, 2005. ISBN 0-08-044642-6
- Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere
- Ecosystem ecology
- Eddy covariance flux (eddy correlation, eddy flux)
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