Atmosphere carbon dioxide co2 99 methane

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Unformatted text preview: n? Utah atmosphere (800 Gt) land bioshpere (2200 Gt) hydrosphere (38,400 Gt) lithosphere (78,000,000 Gt) A: atmosphere, hydrosphere: pre\y well- constrained Others: moderately well- constrained What kind of C is in each reservoir? Atmosphere: Carbon Dioxide: CO2 (>99%) Methane (CH4) (most of remainder) What kind of C is in each reservoir? Atmosphere: Carbon Dioxide: CO2 (>99%) Methane (CH4) (most of remainder) Land Biosphere: Organic Carbon: “CH2O” (Note – this is simplified formula for biomass. Biomass is organic carbon.) Living Biomass: ~33% Dead Biomass in soils & sediments: ~66% What kind of C is in each reservoir? Atmosphere: Carbon Dioxide: CO2 (>99%) Methane (CH4) (most of remainder) Land Biosphere:...
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