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Title: <smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="country-region"><smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place"> Diurnal variation of carbon dioxide and methane exchange above Sundarbans mangrove forest, in NW coast of India </smarttagtype></smarttagtype>
Authors: Mukhophadhya, S K
Biswas, H
Das, K L
De, T K
Jana, T K
Issue Date: Jun-2001
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: A micrometeorological method was used to measure the diurnal exchange of carbon dioxide and methane over Sundarbans mangrove forest at Lothian island under lapse and inversion micrometeorological conditions during 18<sup>th</sup>- 19<sup>th</sup> May, 1999. Concentration of CO<sub>2 </sub>and CH<sub>4</sub> in the air were found to be 587.9± 51.5 and 0.903± 0.318 mg/m<sup>3</sup> and both vertical and lateral transport could cause their variation in the atmosphere. This island was a net source of both CO<sub>2 </sub>and CH<sub>4</sub> during the study period and their overall diurnal emission rates estimated to be 113.06 and 1.51×10<sup>6</sup> mg/d, respectively. Micrometeorological conditions of the atmosphere played an important role for the exchange of carbon dioxide and methane between atmosphere and biosphere
Description: 70-74
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.30(2) [June 2001]

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