The fate of Earth’s ocean

  title={The fate of Earth’s ocean},
  author={Christine Bounama and Siegfried Franck and Werner Bloh},
  journal={Hydrology and Earth System Sciences},
Abstract. Questions of how water arrived on the Earth’s surface, how much water is contained in the Earth system as a whole, and how much water will be available in the future in the surface reservoirs are of central importance to our understanding of the Earth. To answer the question about the fate of the Earth’s ocean, one has to study the global water cycle under conditions of internal and external forcing processes. Modern estimates suggest that the transport of water to the surface is five… 

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