Carbon source

From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 17:37, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == carbon source == </div> <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A [[reservoir...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

carbon source

A reservoir that provides carbon to another carbon reservoir.

Commonly used to denote a reservoir where the carbon inventory decreases because its total carbon emission or release to all other reservoirs exceeds its total absorption of carbon from all other reservoirs.