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Revision of global carbon fluxes based on a reassessment of oceanic and riverine carbon transport

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Measurements of atmospheric CO2 concentration provide tight constraints on the sum of the land and ocean sinks. This constraint has been combined with estimates of the ocean carbon flux and the riverine transport of carbon from land to oceans to isolate the land sink. Uncertainties in the ocean and river fluxes therefore translate into uncertainties in the land sink. Here, we introduce a heat-based constraint on the latitudinal distribution of ocean and river carbon fluxes, and reassess the p...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1038/s41561-018-0151-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Khatiwala, SP
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Geoscience Journal website
Volume:
11
Pages:
504-509
Publication date:
2018-06-11
Acceptance date:
2018-05-08
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EISSN:
1752-0908
ISSN:
1752-0894
Pubs id:
pubs:847183
URN:
uri:79e87ede-7579-41e5-a593-76a68c59d5f8
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uuid:79e87ede-7579-41e5-a593-76a68c59d5f8
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pubs:847183

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