New determinations of carbon dioxide in water of the Gulf of Mexico

by Roger Clark Wells

Publisher: U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington

Written in English
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  • Chemical oceanography -- Mexico, Gulf of.,
  • Carbon dioxide -- Mexico, Gulf of.,
  • Mexico, Gulf of.

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Includes bibliographical footnotes and index.

Statementby Roger C. Wells.
SeriesGeological Survey professional paper -- 120-A, Shorter contributions to general geology
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 16 p. :
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL22944103M

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NEW DETERMINATIONS OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN WATER OF THE GULF OF MEXICO BY ROGER C. "VELLS Published l Shorter contributions to general geology, (Paaes ) WASJIINGTON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE•,Cited by: 2. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wells, Roger Clark, New determinations of carbon dioxide in the water of the Gulf of Mexico.

New determinations of carbon dioxide in the water of the Gulf of Mexico (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Roger Clark Wells; Geological Survey (U.S.).

Produce a whole Gulf of Mexico monthly air-sea CO 2 flux climatology with detail in regional and seasonal variations and with an understanding of the associated uncertainties.

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The Gulf of Mexico has been a ma-jor source of uncertainty in the North American carbon budget (Chavez et al., ). Until recently, it was sparsely sampled and poorly charac-terized in terms of its air-sea exchange of carbon dioxide, land-to-ocean car-bon fluxes, and control mechanisms.

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