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Unformatted text preview: - We live in a time scale that is very short compared to the earth- Earth is much colder so it radiates at a shorter wavelength- Methane is a more powerful greenhouse gas than Carbon Dioxide- Add methane through agricultural processes- Oceans have 70 times as much carbon dissolved in it than the atmosphere- 13.5x as much Carbon Dioxide if we burned it all up- Around april, maximum amount of Carbon Dioxide, and plants absorb the co2 and releases it, takes it up and dies back. This has no effect on the total amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, from Mauna Loa in the northern atmosphere, and if it was in the southern hemisphere, it would be opposite, because seasons are different....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course OCN 201 taught by Professor Mottl during the Fall '06 term at Hawaii.
- Fall '06