Oceans and the carbon cycle

Alastair Giddings
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Alastair Giddings
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Analysing text from 'Living in a high C02 world' by Plymouth Marine Sciences
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Oceans and the carbon cycle
1 Why are the oceans important?
1.1 A01 thermohaline circulation
1.1.1 A02 surface currents transfer heat from the Equator by moving polewards and then sinking, making the oceans a global system
1.2 A01 heat sink
1.3 A01 carbonic acid
1.4 A01 deep ocean
1.5 A01 microalgae
2 Impacts of climate change on the oceans
2.1 A01 natural disturbance events
2.2 A01 rising sea levels
2.3 A01 surface water salinity
2.4 A01 biogeochemistry
2.5 A01 biological pump
2.6 A01 biodiversity
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