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Todd Dawson Quotes

This shifting of water by roots has a physiological effect on the plants, letting them pull more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as they conduct more photosynthesis. Because this has not been considered until now, people have likely underestimated the amount of carbon taken up by the Amazon and underestimated the impact of Amazonian deforestation on climate.
Todd Dawson
#Plants

There's this skin on the Earth - plants - that has an effect on a global scale, pulling carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and letting water go, in a dynamic way that has climatic implications.
Todd Dawson
#Earth

Hydraulic redistribution allows plants to continue fixing carbon and grow during the prolonged dry season.
Todd Dawson
#Plants

This shifting of water by roots has a physiological effect on the plants, letting them pull more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as they conduct more photosynthesis.
Todd Dawson
#Plants

Roots are acting like conduits for water connecting deep ground or soil water reserves to the shallow soil water.
Todd Dawson
#Acting And Actors

This project really shows the importance of the world's biota and especially trees on the climate system.
Todd Dawson
#Climate

Transpiration can have a cooling effect on an area's climate just like when you perspire-heat is wicked away with the water.
Todd Dawson
#Climate