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By B.D. Belan, A.V. Fofonov, T.K. Sklyadneva, G.N. Tolmachev (auth.), S. Lombardi, L.K. Altunina, S.E. Beaubien (eds.)

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As is now in most cases authorised mankind’s burning of fossil fuels has ended in the mass move of greenhouse gases to the ambience, a amendment of the delicately-balanced international carbon cycle, and a measurable swap in world-wide temperatures and weather. even though now not the main robust greenhouse gasoline, carbon dioxide (CO) drives weather 2 switch because of the huge, immense volumes of this gasoline pumped into the ambience on a daily basis. Produced in virtually equivalent elements through the transportation, business and energy-generating sectors, atmospheric CO concentrations have 2 elevated by way of approximately 50% over the past three hundred years, and in keeping with a few resources are estimated to extend via as much as 2 hundred% over pre-industrial degrees through the subsequent a hundred years. If we're to opposite this pattern, so as to hinder major environmental swap sooner or later, motion has to be taken instantly. whereas diminished use of fossil fuels (through conservation, elevated potency and multiplied use of renewable power assets) has to be our final aim, brief to medium time period strategies are wanted which may make an effect at the present time. a variety of forms of CO garage suggestions were proposed to fill this 2 want, with the injection of this fuel into deep geological reservoirs being probably the most promising. for instance this method has the aptitude to turn into a closed loop process, wherein underground strength assets are delivered to floor, their power extracted (via burning or hydrogen extraction), and the ensuing by-products back to the subsurface.

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1) was used. Carbon dioxide concentration, temperature, relative humidity and wind velocity were recorded at 1 and 4 m above the water surface at a meteorological mast situated near the chamber. In situ observations were performed around the clock, while at the same time water samples were collected every 3 hours at a distance of 100 m from the coast for subsequent laboratory chemical analysis. The concentrations of dissolved O2, bicarbonate, nitrate, phosphate and pH were measured in the upper water layer.

The amplitude of the diurnal concentration variations of the studied components increases with increasing photosynthesis intensity and decreases with increasing organic matter consumption. Temperature variations, maxim of water masses and gas exchange with the atmosphere do not affect the timing of diurnal concentration maximums and minimums. Figure 11. Diurnal aqueous chemistry behaviour in the littoral of southern Baikal in August 2003. m. in the summer. The greatest pH value, O2 concentration, and minimum CO2 and biogenic element concentrations are recorded at the same time (Fig.

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