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RE: Carbon dioxide concentration in water

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Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 10:57:19 -0700
From: Roger S. Miller
Subject: Re: Carbon dioxide concentration in water

[Re Walstad's CO2 concentration comparison:]
> The actual significance of the comparison is lost on me.

If I remember correctly, she was trying to emphasize the difference between
immediate and long- term availability - hence the reference to diffusion
rates and circulation.

In other words, "Even though there's more carbon _immediately_ available in
the aquatic environment, it's replenished at a much greater rate within the
atmosphere, thus ensuring a greater long- term availability in that


David A. Youngker
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