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A Mathematical Model of Atmospheric Retention of Man-made CO_2 Emissions



Bert W. Rust


Rust and Thijsse [Proc. CSC'07 (2007) pp. 10-16], [CiSE, Vol. 10 (2008) pp. 49-59] have shown that global annual average temperature anomalies T(t) vary linearly with atmospheric CO_2 concentrations c(t). The c(t) can be related to man-made CO_2 emissions F(t) by a linear regression model whose solution vector gives the unknown retention fractions gamma(t) of the F(t) in the atmosphere. Gaps in the c(t) record make the system underdetermined, but the constraints 0
Mathematics and Computers in Simulation


atmospherAic CO_2, CO_2 emissions, global Temperatures, global Warming


Rust, B. (2010), A Mathematical Model of Atmospheric Retention of Man-made CO_2 Emissions, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, [online], (Accessed May 25, 2024)


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Created December 21, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017