World Library  

QR link for Sea-air Co2 Flux Estimated from Socat Surface-ocean Co2 Partial Pressure Data and Atmospheric Co2 Mixing Ratio Data : Volume 9, Issue 3 (27/06/2012)
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Sea-air Co2 Flux Estimated from Socat Surface-ocean Co2 Partial Pressure Data and Atmospheric Co2 Mixing Ratio Data : Volume 9, Issue 3 (27/06/2012)

By Rödenbeck, C.

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003984651
Format Type: PDF Article :
File Size: Pages 54
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Sea-air Co2 Flux Estimated from Socat Surface-ocean Co2 Partial Pressure Data and Atmospheric Co2 Mixing Ratio Data : Volume 9, Issue 3 (27/06/2012)  
Author: Rödenbeck, C.
Volume: Vol. 9, Issue 3
Language: English
Subject: Science, Ocean, Science
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
Publication Date:
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications


APA MLA Chicago

E. Bakke, D. C., Sabine, C., Metzl, N., Keeling, R. F., Rödenbeck, C., Heimann, M., & Olsen, A. (2012). Sea-air Co2 Flux Estimated from Socat Surface-ocean Co2 Partial Pressure Data and Atmospheric Co2 Mixing Ratio Data : Volume 9, Issue 3 (27/06/2012). Retrieved from

Description: Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany. Surface-ocean CO2 partial pressure data have been assimilated into a simple diagnostic model of surface-ocean biogeochemistry to estimate the spatio-temporal CO2 partial pressure field and ultimately the sea-air CO2 fluxes. Results compare well with the widely used monthly climatology by Takahashi et al. (2009) but also contain some short-term and interannual variations. Fitting the same model to atmospheric CO2 data yields less robust but consistent estimates, confirming that using the partial pressure based estimates as ocean prior in atmospheric CO2 inversions may improve land CO2 flux estimates. Estimated seasonality of ocean-internal carbon sources and sinks is discussed in the light of observed nutrient variations.

Sea-air CO2 flux estimated from SOCAT surface-ocean CO2 partial pressure data and atmospheric CO2 mixing ratio data

While, J., Totterdell, I., and Martin, M.: Assimilation of pCO2 Data Into a Global Coupled Physical-Biogeochemical Ocean Model, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C03037, doi:10.1029/2010JC006815, 2012.; Yu, L. and Weller, R. A.: Objectively Analyzed air-sea heat Fluxes (OAFlux) for the global oceans, B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 88, 527–539, 2007.; Archer, D., Kheshgi, H., and Maier-Reimer, E.: Multiple timescales for neutralization of fossil fuel CO2, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 405–408, 1997.; Baker, D. F., Law, R. M., Gurney, K. R., Rayner, P., Peylin, P., Denning, A. S., Bousquet, P., Bruhwiler, L., Chen, Y.-H., Ciais, P., Fung, I. Y., Heimann, M., John, J., Maki, T., Maksyutov, S., Masarie, K., Prather, M., Pak, B., Taguchi, S., and Zhu, Z.: TransCom 3 inversion intercomparison: Impact of transport model errors on the interannual variability of regional CO2 fluxes, 1988–2003, Global Biogeochem. Cy., 20, GB1002, doi:10.1029/2004GB002439, 2006.; Bates, N. R.: Multi-decadal uptake of carbon dioxide into subtropical mode water of the North Atlantic Ocean, Biogeosciences Discuss., 8, 12451–12476, doi:10.5194/bgd-8-12451-2011, 2011.; Zeebe and Wolf-Gladrow: CO2 in Seawater: Equilibrium, Kinetics, Isotopes, Elsevier, 2001.; Bates, N. R., Knap, A. H., and Michaels, A. F.: Contribution of hurricanes to local and global estimates of air-sea exchange of CO2, Nature, 395, 58–61, 1997.; Bousquet, P., Peylin, P., Ciais, P., Le Quéré, C., Friedlingstein, P., and Tans, P. P.: Regional changes in carbon dioxide fluxes of land and oceans since 1980, Science, 290, 1342–1346, 2000.; Chen, L., Xu, S., Gao, Z., Chen, H., Zhang, Y., Zhan, J., and Li, W.: Estimation of monthly air-sea CO2 flux in the southern Atlantic and Indian Ocean using in-situ and remotely sensed data, Remote Sens. Environ., 115, 1935–1941, 2011.; Ciais, P., Tans, P. P., Trolier, M., White, J. W. C., and Francey, R. J.: A Large Northern Hemisphere Terrestrial CO2 Sink Indicated by the 13C/12C Ratio of Atmospheric CO2, Science, 269, 1098–1102, 1995.; Conkright, M., Locarnini, R. A., Garcia, H., O'Brien, T., Boyer, T., Stephens, C., and Antonov, J.: World Ocean Atlas 2001: Objective Analyses, Data Statistics, and Figures, CD-ROM Documentation, National Oceanographic Data Center, Silver Spring, MD, 17 pp., 2002.; Conway, T., Tans, P., Waterman, L., Thoning, K., Kitzis, D., Masarie, K., and Zhang, N.: Evidence for interannual variability of the carbon cycle from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration climate monitoring and diagnostics laboratory global air sampling network, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 22831–22855, 1994.; de Boyer Montégut, C., Madec, G., Fischer, A. S., Lazar, A., and Iudicone, D.: Mixed layer depth over the global ocean: an examination of profile data and a profile-based climatology, J. Geophys. Res., 109, C12003, doi:10.1029/2004JC002378, 2004.; Egleston, E. S., Sabine, C. L., and Morel, F. M. M.: Revelle revisited: Buffer factors that quantify the response of ocean chemistry to changes in DIC and alkalinity, Global Biogeochem. Cy., 24, GB1002, doi:10.1029/2008GB003407, 2010.; Garcia, H. E., Locarnini, R. A., Boyer, T. P., and Antonov, J. I.: World Ocean Atlas 2005, Volume 4: Nutrients (phosphate, nitrate, sili


Click To View

Additional Books

  • The Circulation of the Persian Gulf: a N... (by )
  • Silicon Pool Dynamics and Biogenic Silic... (by )
  • Wave Climatology in the Arkona Basin, th... (by )
  • Scaling Aspects of the Sea-ice-drift Dyn... (by )
  • Decadal Variability and Trends of the Be... (by )
  • The 2007 North Atlantic Spring Bloom in ... (by )
  • Characterisation and Quantification of R... (by )
  • Ice-shelf – Ocean Interactions at Fimbul... (by )
  • Freshwater Components and Transports in ... (by )
  • Coastal Upwelling Along the Southwest Co... (by )
  • Influence of Rossby Waves on Primary Pro... (by )
  • Influence of Climate Parameters on Long-... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.