L10_More_Carbon_Cycle

Average molecule reside in a parncular reservoir

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Unformatted text preview: CO2 + H2O 7: Metamorphism and volcanism: CaCO3 + SiO2 à༎ CO2 + CaSiO3 (“Reverse” Urey ReacNon) Note that there are only two 8: Fossil Fuel Burning: CH2O + O2 à༎ CO2 + H2O general reac/ons here: 9: Land Use Change: CH2O + O2 à༎ CO2 + H2O Photosynthesis / respira/on Urey / reverse Urey reac/on Concept of residence Nme: How long does the average molecule reside in a parNcular reservoir? Example: How long does the average water molecule reside in the tub? Concept of residence Nme: How long does the average molecule reside in a parNcular reservoir? Example: How long does the average water molecule reside in the tub? The surprisingly simple answer: mass of reservoir at steady state t = Inflow Rate or Ouelow Rate t = M / F...
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This document was uploaded on 03/26/2014 for the course GEC AS.270.103 at Johns Hopkins.

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