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Minimal model of «biosphere–climate» system
A. G. Degermendzhi, P. V. Belolipetsky, S. I. Bartsev

Institute of Biophysics of the SB RAS
Institute of Computational Modelling of the SB RAS
Siberian Federal University

UDC code: 519.6

Currently the land is absorbing about a quarter of anthropogenic СО2 emissions, because uptake by plant photosynthesis is outstripping the respiration from soils. But due to global warming this sink may reverse and continental ecosystems became the source of СО2 due to accelerated decomposition of soil organic matter. Minimal model of biosphere–climate system was developed for investigation conditions for avalanche-like changes, caused by amplification of the positive feedback: «anthropogenic emission of СО2 – temperature increase – additional CO2 emission due to decomposition of soil organics»

Key Words
irreversible biosphere–climate changes, minimal model of biosphere and climate, the worst scenario principle

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Degermendzhi A. G., Belolipetsky P. V., Bartsev S. I. Minimal model of «biosphere–climate» system // Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies. - 2011. - Volume 09, Issue No 1. - P. 31-37. - ISSN 1818-7900. (in Russian).

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Publication information
Main title Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies, Volume 09, Issue No 1 (2011).
Parallel title: Novosibirsk State University Journal of Information Technologies Volume 09, Issue No 1 (2011).

Key title: Vestnik Novosibirskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii
Abbreviated key title: Vestn. Novosib. Gos. Univ., Ser.: Inf. Tehnol.
Variant title: Vestnik NGU. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii

Year of Publication: 2011
ISSN: 1818-7900 (Print), ISSN 2410-0420 (Online)
Publisher: Novosibirsk State University Press
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