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CO2 between sea and sky
Lethé, M. (2007). CO2 between sea and sky. Research EU: the magazine of the European research area December(Special Issue): 13-14
In: Research EU: the magazine of the European research area. European Commission: Luxembourg. ISSN 1830-7361, more

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    Oceans are huge carbon reservoirs or “sinks”. Without them, the effects of global warming would be much more obvious than they are today - and evident for the past two centuries. Nevertheless, at the present rate of anthropogenic CO2 emissions these gigantic reservoirs seem to be arriving at saturation point. To understand this phenomenon, a European research programme, CarboOcean, has been investigating the oceans of the world in search of indicators making it possible to assess the remaining CO2 absorption potential and the consequences of possible saturation;

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