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Total CO2 in atmosphere Biosphere ~8e+14 kg 100472 Nobel, P. S. "Plant ...
Composition of the lower atmosphere and exosphere Biosphere Table - link N/A 116088 Duursma EK, Boisson MPRM...
Composition of Earth's dry atmosphere Biosphere Table - link N/A 103496 John Harte, Consider...
Total carbon stored in the atmosphere Biosphere 720 (Table - link) 10^15 g 100967 aquatic photosynthesis...
Mass of the atmosphere Biosphere 5E+18 kg 110488 Johnston DT, Wolfe-Simon F...
Water vapour content of the atmosphere Biosphere 1.5E+16 kg/yr 101754 Alistair M. Hetherington1...
Fraction of atmosphere that is carbon dioxide Biosphere 0.04 % 111056 Peterhansel C et al....
Ratio of oxygen in atmosphere to dissolved oxygen in ocean Biosphere 10000 unitless 110489 Johnston DT, Wolfe-Simon F...
Total N2 in atmosphere Biosphere 1E+15 Tonnes 102435 Zahran HH. Rhizobium-legume...
Water in the atmosphere Biosphere 10000 km^3 101080 John Holdren, Science...
Atmosphere equilibrated CO2 concentration in ocean surface water Biosphere at 0°C ~25µM: at 20°C ~13 µM 116815 Kranz SA, Young JN, Hopkinson...
Global estimate of DMS (DiMethyl Sulfide) fluxes to the atmosphere Biosphere 16 to 39 Tg S/year 107539 Simpson et al., "Inventorying...
Capacity of oceans to store heat compared with the atmosphere Biosphere >1,000 times greater 113985 Danovaro R et al., Marine...
CO2 budget of atmosphere in mol x 10^14/year and CO2 exchange in mol 10^14/year, between the atmosphere, rivers and the world oceans Biosphere Table - link mol CO2 x 10^14/year 116104 Duursma EK, Boisson MPRM...
Factor by which CO2 level in the oceans is greater than that in the atmosphere Biosphere 55 times greater in ocean 116130 Duursma EK, Boisson MPRM...
Time scale for for oxygenation of atmosphere by photosynthetic O2 producing cyanobacteria Biosphere 2200-2400 MYA 105549 Ilana Berman-Frank, Pernilla...
Total number of prokaryotes over land in bottom 3 km of the atmosphere prokaryote ~5E+19 cfu 108507 William B. Whitman,*†...
Oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) data for atmosphere and oceans Biosphere Table - link N/A 116089 Duursma EK, Boisson MPRM...
Present-day loss of hydrogen and helium from atmosphere to outer space Biosphere hydrogen ≈3: helium 0.05 kg/sec 111477 Catling DC, Zahnle KJ....
Average time for water to renew in rivers and to be completely replaced in the atmosphere Biosphere in rivers renewed once every 16 days: in the atmosphere completely replaced once every 8 days days 115098 Pidwirny, M. (2006)....