Unformatted text preview: 2. Actual observations of Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are about half of the expected levels, based on fossil fuel emissions. What are two possible places the “missing” Carbon dioxide may be accumulating? Terrestrial Plants Soils Deep ocean waters and ocean sediments 3 List 2 methods used by paleo-climatologists to determine past climate conditions. By analyzing the carbon dioxide levels of gas bubbles in ice and/or sediment. Tree rings, analyzing sea levels in the past Oxygen isotopes 4. Considering the global carbon cycle, what are two processes that are involved in adding Carbon Dioxide to the atmosphere? Respiration and the burning of fossil fuels...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2009 for the course BIOPL 2400 taught by Professor Silva,t. during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.
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