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CO₂ in the Atmosphere: Growth and Trends Since 1850


“This article provides an overview of CO2 monitoring programs and what they tell about large-scale biogeochemical change..." – By Michel Ramonet, Abhishek Chatterjee, Philippe Ciais, Ingeborg Levin, Mahesh Kumar Sha, Martin Steinbacher and Colm Sweeney 

Perspectives From Coastal Ecosystems Through the Lens of Climate Change


"Climate change impacts coastal ecosystems and the humans who live and work in these regions. The coastal ecosystem, or the coastal zone, is defined as the margin between land, air, and ocean where complex interactions occur between living and nonliving parts of the system. ..." – By Kristy A. Lewis, Giovanna McClenachan, Kristin DeMarco, Jennifer Salerno and Katherine Thompson

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