carbon dioxide

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a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances

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If you think of pulses of carbon dioxide being carried on the tide to a particular site, it's like a flash flood of carbon dioxide.
They then examined a host of climatic drivers-temperature, rainfall, light and carbon dioxide - that affect the annual flowering activity and flowering duration of the different species present in the forest.
Hence, the loadings (mole of carbon dioxide absorbed per mole of alkanolamine) of alkanolamine solutions are kept low (0.
The Global Carbon Dioxide Industry focuses on global major leading industry players providing information such as company profiles, product picture and specification, capacity, production, price, cost, revenue and contact information.
The company captures carbon dioxide in a refashioned cooling tower flowing with an alkali solution that reacts with acidic carbon dioxide.
In conjunction with the agreement, Praxair's facility will purify by-product carbon dioxide and produce beverage-quality liquid carbon dioxide for distribution and use by customers throughout the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the US.
Al Meshari, General Supervisor of Reverse Management at Saudi Aramco, said that Injecting carbon dioxide into oil reservoirs is a type of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) methods.
The demand for carbon dioxide is very, very large," said Steve Melzer, the Midland-based president of the Texas Carbon Capture and Storage Association.
We wanted to see what the response would be if carbon dioxide were actively removed from the atmosphere.
The volume of groundwater-generated carbon dioxide is, at most, a small percentage of the emissions produced by burning fossil fuels, says Macpherson.
Which source releases the lowest percent of carbon dioxide each year?
Our paper shows that in order for soils to lock away more carbon dioxide as carbon, there has to be quite a bit of extra nitrogen available--far more than what is normally available in most ecosystems," said Northern Arizona University's Bruce Hungate.
Rising carbon dioxide can favor pests and weeds, those plants we'd least like to see succeed," says climate-change ecologist Bruce Hungate of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
The Canadian geological community is deeply divided as to whether or not anthropogenic carbon dioxide is the principal driver of the global warming that we see around us.
These green giants take in carbon dioxide from the air to carry out photosynthesis.