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Fig. 11-22 (a) Interannual fluctuations of the growth rate of atmospheric C02 determined from the average of the seasonally adjusted records of the Mauna Loa and South Pole stations (see Fig. 11-3). (Data from Keeling et al, 1995.) The dashed line is the growth rate that would result from an atmospheric balance which takes into account the documented C02 inputs from fossil fuel and changes in land use together with the uptake rates computed by an ocean and a terrestrial model, (b) Anomalous, presumably climate driven C02 source as implied by the difference between the solid and dashed line shown in part (a). (Both parts taken from Heimann (1997), with permission from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.)

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