ESS 53 Homework Assignment # 1
Name Megha Rudresh
Due Date Tuesday Feb 2nd in class.
ID - 69421235
Short answers require a couple of sentences to a paragraph each. Please show your work
where calculations are required.
1. Currently atmospheric CO2 concent
ESS 53 Homework Set # 2
Name: Megha Rudresh
1. What is PAR? What wavelengths/colors of light are absorbed most strongly by
chlorophyll ? What are accessory pigments and how do they benefit
Photosynthetically active radiation
- Ocean Circulation - esp. aspects that influence biology and carbon cycling:
Biogeochemistry is concerned with the global cycles of key elements that are
influenced by living things(biota)
Carbon plays a key role in regulating climate thru at