The effect of the ocean on the global carbon cycle

Abstract

The fate of fossil fuel CO2 in the ocean is discussed and a comparison is made with the natural oceanic cycle of carbon. The oceanic share of fossil fuel carbon, pressently about 40%, will decrease in the future. Much of the fossil fuel carbon will remain in the atmosphere, and will stay there for many centuries. In the long run, however, the ocean will… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01965945

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