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Title: Natural and anthropogenic carbon dioxide fluxes in the subtropical North Atlantic
Author: Brown, Peter Jonathan
ISNI:       0000 0004 2674 3072
Awarding Body: University of East Anglia
Current Institution: University of East Anglia
Date of Award: 2008
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Current models suggest that the North Atlantic is a region of high, and increasing, uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (Canth). However, recent studies of carbon transports and related budgets have suggested that, although the region north of 24.5°N is a net sink of CO2, its magnitude has not changed since the onset of the industrial era, implying no uptake of Canth. The accumulation of Canth within the region is instead thought to be due to CO2 uptake south of 24.5°N before advection into the North Atlantic basin in the upper limb of the meridional overturning circulation.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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