TITLE

The Airborne Fraction of Anthropogenic CO2 Emissions

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
CO2 Science;12/2/2009, Vol. 12 Issue 47, Special Section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines a study that developed a history of the airborne fraction (AF) of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) (AF) since 1850. For the study, British researcher W. Knorr used data on CO2 emissions due to fossil-fuel use, cement production and changes in land use, as well as atmospheric CO2 concentrations measured at Mauna Loa and the South Pole. According to Knorr, he failed to find a trend in the AF despite the predictions of coupled climate-carbon cycle models.
ACCESSION #
58551040

 

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