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Changing climate. Biotic effects on the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide : a review and projection.




INTRODUCTION. HOW MUCH CARBON IS HELD IN THE BIOTA AND SOILS?. The biota. The soils. Total carbon pool under biotic influences. METABOLISM AND THE STORAGE OF CARBON IN TERRESTRIAL AND AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS. The production equation. A basis in the metabolism of forests for the oscillation in atmospheric CO2 concentration. Factors affecting global net ecosystems production. Changes in area of forests of the world. The biota in the context of the global carbon balance. A projection of further releases from biotic pools. Summary and conclusions.

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Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía. Secretaría de Planificación del Sub-Sector Energía - Centro de Información de Energía y Ambiente, CIENA

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