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Enhanced weathering strategies for stabilizing climate and averting ocean acidification
Taylor, L.; Quirk, J.; Thorley, R.M.S.; Kharecha, P.A.; Hansen, J.; Ridgwell, A.; Lomas, M.R.; Banwart, S.A.; Beerling, D.J. (2015). Enhanced weathering strategies for stabilizing climate and averting ocean acidification. Nat. Clim. Chang. 6(4): 402-406. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/nclimate2882
In: Nature Climate Change. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1758-678X, more
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    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Taylor, L.
  • Quirk, J.
  • Thorley, R.M.S.
  • Kharecha, P.A.
  • Hansen, J.
  • Ridgwell, A.
  • Lomas, M.R.
  • Banwart, S.A.
  • Beerling, D.J.

Abstract
    he chemical breakdown of rocks can be enhanced by spreading silicate granules over land. Research suggests that this measure, which increases the rate at which CO2 is locked up in ocean carbonates, could lower atmospheric CO2 by 30–300?ppm by 2100.

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