The Oceanic Sink for Anthropogenic CO2

  title={The Oceanic Sink for Anthropogenic CO2},
  author={Christopher L. Sabine and Richard A. Feely and Nicolas Gruber and Robert M. Key and Kitack Lee and John Logan Bullister and Rik Wanninkhof and C. S. Wong and Douglas Wallace and Bronte Tilbrook and F. J. Millero and Tsung-hung Peng and Alexander Kozyr and Tsueno Ono and Aida F. R{\'i}os},
  pages={367 - 371}
Using inorganic carbon measurements from an international survey effort in the 1990s and a tracer-based separation technique, we estimate a global oceanic anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) sink for the period from 1800 to 1994 of 118 ± 19 petagrams of carbon. The oceanic sink accounts for ∼48% of the total fossil-fuel and cement-manufacturing emissions, implying that the terrestrial biosphere was a net source of CO2 to the atmosphere of about 39 ± 28 petagrams of carbon for this period. The… 
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Comment on "The Ocean Sink for Anthropogenic CO2"
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