Impact of climate change and variability on the global oceanic sink of CO2

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Le Quéré, Corinne; Takahashi, Taro; Buitenhuis, Erik T.; Rödenbeck, Christian; Sutherland, Stewart C.;
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1029/2009GB003599
  • Subject: Marine Sciences | Meteorology and Climatology | Atmospheric Sciences

About one quarter of the CO2 emitted to the atmosphere by human activities is absorbed annually by the ocean. All the processes that influence the oceanic uptake of CO2 are controlled by climate. Hence changes in climate (both natural and human-induced) are expected to ... View more
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