Beyond the ocean

The oceans are absorbing more carbon than previously thought

The oceans cover over 70% of the Earth’s surface. Image: REUTERS/Marco Garcia

Dr Jamie Shutler

Associate professor in earth observation, University of Exeter

Prof Andy Watson

Royal Society research professor , University of Exeter

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Charts show atmosphere-ocean CO2 exchange for a) the globe, and b) for northern and southern hemispheres for 1992-2018. Image: Carbon Brief

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