The Effect of Fossil Fuel and Biogenic CO, on the 13C and 14C Content of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
CitationMook, W. G. (1980). The effect of fossil fuel and biogenic CO 2 on the 13C and 14C content of atmospheric carbon dioxide. Radiocarbon, 22(2), 392-397.
PublisherAmerican Journal of Science
AbstractThe normalization of a measured delta-14C value of atmospheric CO2 to a delta-13C value of -25 per mil does not take into account the presence of fossil fuel and biogenic CO2. In this paper, we try to assess these contaminations as well as the proper 14C content of "clean air".