Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 175–187, 2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 175–187, 2019

Review article 01 Feb 2019

Review article | 01 Feb 2019

Increased nitrogen enrichment and shifted patterns in the world's grassland: 1860–2016

Rongting Xu et al.


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ED: Publish as is (14 Jan 2019) by David Carlson
Short summary
We provide three gridded datasets of synthetic nitrogen (N) fertilizer and manure N inputs in global pastures and rangelands at a resolution of 0.5° × 0.5° for the period 1860–2016 (i.e., annual manure N deposition (by grazing animals) rate, synthetic N fertilizer use rate and manure N application rate). These three datasets could fill data gaps of N inputs in global and regional grasslands and serve as input drivers for earth system models.