Ocean carbon pumps: analysis of relative strengths and efficiencies in ocean-driven atmospheric CO2 changes.

T. Volk, M. I. Hoffert

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Abstract

An ocean carbon pump is defined as a process that depletes the ocean surface of Sigma CO2. Three pumps are recognized: a carbonate pump, a soft-tissue pump, and a solubility pump. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe carbon cycle and atmospheric CO 2 : natural variations Archean to present. Chapman conference papers, 1984
EditorsE.T. Sundquist, W.S. Broecker
PublisherAmerican Geophysical Union; Geophysical Monograph 32
Pages99-110
Number of pages12
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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