The Carbon Dioxide Problem

  • H. Oeschger
  • U. Siegenthaler
  • T. Wenk
Conference paper


The climate of the earth depends to a great extent on the composition of the atmosphere. Atmospheric components play an important role regarding different kinds of energy transports (interaction with sunlight and thermal terrestrial radiation, atmospheric circulation) which determine the earth’s heat budget and thus the climate.


General Circulation Model Fossil Fuel Consumption Carbon Cycle Model Radiative Equilibrium Production Stop 
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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Oeschger
  • U. Siegenthaler
  • T. Wenk
    • 1
  1. 1.Physikalisches InstitutUniversität BernBernSwitzerland

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