Lecture OutlineThe global biosphereAnnual cycles in CO2Global primary productionTerrestrial vs marine carbon cycleOrganic carbon cycle - timescales
The Global BiosphereNASA SeaWiFS imageTerrestrial component – green colors correspond to greater vegetation cover, brown areas less vegetation.Oceanic component – green/orange/red correspond to higher concentrations of chlorophyll in surfacewaters, a proxy for algal biomass. Blue/purple areas have lowest algal biomass.
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