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Volume 13 Number 42:  20 October 2010

They've Left Life Out of the Equations ...: and that's a very bad thing to do.

Subject Index Summary
Acclimation (Tree Species: Oak): Studies of oak trees have revealed a propensity for them to exhibit sustained CO2-induced growth increases over their entire lives.

Journal Reviews
Warming Reduces Permafrost Thaw Rates???: How and where it can happen.

Buried Peat Layers in a Japanese Subalpine Snowpatch Grassland: What's so important about them?

Dark Septate Root Endophytic Fungi, CO2 and Trees: How are the three related?

Effects of Elevated CO2 on Nitrogen Fixation in Soybeans: How many are there? ... and what do they portend?

Submergence Tolerance of the Wetland Plant Hordeum marinum: How is it affected by atmospheric CO2 enrichment?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Lake Toporowy Staw Nizni, Tatra Mountains, Southern Poland.

Ocean Acidification Project
This issue's addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Blue Mussel [Mytilus edulis]. To access the entire database, click here.

Plant Growth Database
Our latest results of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature are: Soybean (Ziska, 2010).