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Future emissions and concentrations of carbon dioxide

I. G. Enting

Future emissions and concentrations of carbon dioxide

key ocean/atmosphere/land analyses

by I. G. Enting

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Published by CSIRO in Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric circulation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry) -- Mathematical models.,
  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide -- Measurement.,
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementI. G. Enting, T. M. L. Wigley and M. Heimann.
    SeriesCSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research technical paper -- no. 31., Division of Atmospheric Research technical paper -- no. 31.
    ContributionsWigley, T. M. L., Heimann, Martin., Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia). Division of Atmospheric Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16057884M
    ISBN 100643052569

    Units used. Some estimates measure the budget in gigatons of carbon (GtC), while other estimates use gigatons of carbon dioxide (GtCo2). A gigaton of CO2 contains less carbon than a gigaton of carbon itself, because it includes the weight of the oxygen molecules as well as the carbon. Thus one GtC equals GtCo2. Land use and deforestation. Carbon dioxide emissions therefore are the most important cause of global warming. Recent investigations have shown that inconceivable catastrophic changes in the environment will take place if the global temperatures increase by more than 2° C (° F).

    @article{osti_, title = {Future Sulfur Dioxide Emissions}, author = {Smith, Steven J and Pitcher, Hugh M and Wigley, Tom M}, abstractNote = {The importance of sulfur dioxide emissions for climate change is now established, although substantial uncertainties remain. This paper presents projections for future sulfur dioxide emissions using the MiniCAM integrated assessment model.   The last time global carbon dioxide levels were consistently at or above parts per million (ppm) was around four million years ago during a geological period known as the Pliocene Era (between million and million years ago). The world was about 3℃ warmer and sea levels were higher than today.

    @article{osti_, title = {Carbon dioxide review }, author = {Clark, W C}, abstractNote = {The buildup of CO/sub 2/ is a reality, monitored with increasing precision since and inferred for much earlier dates. A statistical section gives the monitored values to , as well as a review of a long series of measurements made at Mauna Loa by the pioneers of such monitoring, Charles.   Current annual emissions of greenhouse gases are about 50 billion tonnes of carbon-dioxide-equivalent, compared with about 41 billion tonnes in , so we are still on an upward trend. Atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases are rising rapidly, and have now reached around parts per million of carbon-dioxide-equivalent.


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