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SIO40lecture11 - SIO 40 Life and Climate on Earth Oct 22...

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SIO 40 – Life and Climate on Earth Oct. 22, 2010 Lecture 11 – Carbon Cycle Part I – The Biosphere
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Lecture Outline The global biosphere Annual cycles in CO 2 Global primary production Terrestrial vs marine carbon cycle Organic carbon cycle - timescales
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The Global Biosphere NASA SeaWiFS image Terrestrial component – green colors correspond to greater vegetation cover, brown areas less vegetation. Oceanic component – green/orange/red correspond to higher concentrations of chlorophyll in surface waters, a proxy for algal biomass. Blue/purple areas have lowest algal biomass.
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