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Title: Annual Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions: Global Stable Carbon Isotope Signature

Abstract

This database contains estimates of the annual mean global value of delta 13C of CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel consumption and cement manufacture for 1751-2014. These estimates of the carbon isotopic signature account for the changing mix of coal, petroleum, and natural gas being consumed and for the changing mix of petroleum from various producing areas with characteristic isotopic signatures. This time series of fossil-fuel delta 13C signature provides an additional constraint for balancing the sources and sinks of the global carbon cycle and complements the atmospheric delta 13C measurements that are used to partition the uptake of fossil carbon emissions among the ocean, atmosphere, and terrestrial biosphere reservoirs.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division
  2. Appalachian State University, Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Environmental System Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
Contributing Org.:
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
OSTI Identifier:
1389449
Resource Type:
Data
Data Type:
Specialized Mix
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Anders, R. J., Boden, T. A., and Marland, G. Annual Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions: Global Stable Carbon Isotope Signature. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/FFE.DB1013.2017.
Anders, R. J., Boden, T. A., & Marland, G. Annual Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions: Global Stable Carbon Isotope Signature. United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/FFE.DB1013.2017.
Anders, R. J., Boden, T. A., and Marland, G. Sun . "Annual Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions: Global Stable Carbon Isotope Signature". United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/FFE.DB1013.2017. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1389449.
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title = {Annual Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions: Global Stable Carbon Isotope Signature},
author = {Anders, R. J. and Boden, T. A. and Marland, G.},
abstractNote = {This database contains estimates of the annual mean global value of delta 13C of CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel consumption and cement manufacture for 1751-2014. These estimates of the carbon isotopic signature account for the changing mix of coal, petroleum, and natural gas being consumed and for the changing mix of petroleum from various producing areas with characteristic isotopic signatures. This time series of fossil-fuel delta 13C signature provides an additional constraint for balancing the sources and sinks of the global carbon cycle and complements the atmospheric delta 13C measurements that are used to partition the uptake of fossil carbon emissions among the ocean, atmosphere, and terrestrial biosphere reservoirs.},
doi = {10.3334/CDIAC/FFE.DB1013.2017},
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place = {United States},
year = {2017},
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