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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Biogeosciences, 15, 51-72, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-51-2018
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Research article
03 Jan 2018
Inorganic carbon and water masses in the Irminger Sea since 1991
Friederike Fröb et al.

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Hydrographic Cruise: 29AH20120622 A. F. Rios https://cchdo.ucsd.edu/cruise/29AH20120622
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On long timescales, the inventory of total dissolved inorganic carbon in the ocean is mainly driven by the increase in anthropogenic CO2 emitted to the atmosphere due to human activities. On short timescales, however, the anthropogenic signal can be masked by the variability in natural inorganic carbon, shown in this study based on Irminger Sea cruise data from 1991 to 2015. In order to estimate oceanic carbon budgets, we suggest jointly assessing natural, anthropogenic and total carbon.
On long timescales, the inventory of total dissolved inorganic carbon in the ocean is mainly...
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