The Carbon Cycle.pdf

The Carbon Cycle

D-S Schimel

Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is imperative to stabilizing our future climate. Our ability to reduce these emissions, combined with an understanding of how much fossil fuel-derived CO2 the oceans and plants can absorb, is central to mitigating climate change. In The Carbon Cycle, leading scientists examine how atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations have changed in the past and how this may affect the concentrations in the future. They look at the carbon budget and the missing sink for carbon dioxide. They offer approaches to modeling the carbon cycle, providing mathematical tools for predicting future levels of carbon dioxide. This comprehensive text incorporates findings from the recent IPCC reports. New insights, and a convergence of ideas and views across several disciplines, make this book an important contribution to the global change literature. It is an invaluable resource for students and researchers working in the field.

The Carbon Cycle | Earth Science | Visionlearning Carbon, the fourth most abundant element in the universe, moves between the atmosphere, oceans, biosphere, and geosphere in what is called the carbon cycle . This module provides an overview of the global carbon cycle, one of the major biogeochemical cycles. The module explains geological and biological components of the cycle. Major sources and sinks of carbon are discussed, as well as the

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