|2011-10-04 11:41:57||Nature study: Rising CO2 levels at end of Ice Age not tied to Pacific Ocean|
Originally posted this here:
So if I'm wrong I'm a double-wronger. :)
My two cents: A very interesting and thought-provoking piece. That being said, not a major impactor to SkS articles. The premise is that the deep waters of the Northern Pacific served as a trigger for the rising CO2 levels at the end of the last glaciation. But what investigators found was that the ventilation time was much shorter than expected. This indicates that the Northern Pacific deeps were not a major carbon sink during the last glaciation.
What it does imply is two-fold (IMHO):
Good news for science, if so. And if so, bad news for us.