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Conradi, T., Slingsby, J. A., Midgley, G. F., Nottebrock, H., Schweiger, A. H., & Higgins, S. I. (2020). An operational definition of the biome for global change research. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.16580 https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16580

Biomes are constructs for organising knowledge on the structure and functioning of the world’s ecosystems, and serve as useful units for monitoring how the biosphere responds to anthropogenic drivers, including climate change. The current practice of delimiting biomes relies on expert knowledge. Rec…