Improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models

Alistair Rogers1, Belinda Medlyn2, Jeffrey S Dukes3, Gordon B Bonan4, Susanne von Caemmerer5, Michael Dietze6, Jens Kattge7, Andrew DB Leakey8, Lina M Mercado9, Ulo Niinemets10, Iain COLIN C Prentice11, Shawn Serbin1, Stephen Sitch12, Danielle Way13 and Soenke Zaehle7, (1)Brookhaven National Laboratory, Environmental and Climate Sciences Department, Upton, NY, United States, (2)Western Sydney University, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Sydney, Australia, (3)Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, West Lafayette, IN, United States, (4)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (5)Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, (6)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (7)Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany, (8)University of Illinois, Department of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, Urbana, IL, United States, (9)University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom, (10)Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia, (11)Imperial College London, AXA Chair of Biosphere and Climate Impacts, Department of Life Sciences, London, United Kingdom, (12)University of Exeter, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Exeter, United Kingdom, (13)University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada