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ESD | Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 339–357, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-339-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 339–357, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-339-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 06 Apr 2018

Research article | 06 Apr 2018

Assessing carbon dioxide removal through global and regional ocean alkalinization under high and low emission pathways

Andrew Lenton et al.
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Artificial ocean alkalinization (AOA) is capable of reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations and surface warming while also addressing ocean acidification. We simulate the Earth system response to a fixed addition of AOA under low and high emissions. We explore the regional and global response to AOA. A key finding is that AOA is much more effective at reducing warming and ocean acidification under low emissions, despite lower carbon uptake.
Artificial ocean alkalinization (AOA) is capable of reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide...
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