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Composition of Earth's dry atmosphere Biosphere Table - link N/A 103496 John Harte, Consider...
Mass of the atmosphere Biosphere 5E+18 kg 110488 Johnston DT, Wolfe-Simon F...
Total carbon stored in the atmosphere Biosphere 720 (Table - link) 10^15 g 100967 aquatic photosynthesis...
Total CO2 in atmosphere Biosphere ~8e+14 kg 100472 Nobel, P. S. "Plant ...
Water vapour content of the atmosphere Biosphere 1.5E+16 kg/yr 101754 Alistair M. Hetherington1...
Fraction of atmosphere that is carbon dioxide Biosphere 0.04 % 111056 Peterhansel C et al....
Ratio of oxygen in atmosphere to dissolved oxygen in ocean Biosphere 10000 unitless 110489 Johnston DT, Wolfe-Simon F...
Water in the atmosphere Biosphere 10000 km^3 101080 John Holdren, Science...
Global estimate of DMS (DiMethyl Sulfide) fluxes to the atmosphere Biosphere 16 to 39 Tg S/year 107539 Simpson et al., "Inventorying...
Total N2 in atmosphere Biosphere 1E+15 Tonnes 102435 Zahran HH. Rhizobium-legume...
Time scale for for oxygenation of atmosphere by photosynthetic O2 producing cyanobacteria Biosphere 2200-2400 MYA 105549 Ilana Berman-Frank, Pernilla...
Total number of prokaryotes over land in bottom 3 km of the atmosphere prokaryote ~5E+19 cfu 108507 William B. Whitman,*†...
Present-day loss of hydrogen and helium from atmosphere to outer space Biosphere hydrogen ≈3: helium 0.05 kg/sec 111477 Catling DC, Zahnle KJ....
The top 10 gaseous elements in the atmosphere and their abundance Biosphere Table - link N/A 107259 Emsley John, Nature's...
Top 10 gaseous elements in the atmosphere and their abundance Biosphere Table - link Proportion (p.p.m) 106344 Emsley John, Nature's...
Equilibration time for carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and near-surface layer of the oceans Biosphere 10-30 years 101696 Nocera, D. Lewis, N....
Global Natural Background Flow to the Atmosphere of Selected Substances Biosphere Table - link N/A 103501 John Harte, Consider...
Fraction of water that cycles each year from the land to the atmosphere that passes through the bodies of land plants Biosphere ~0.667 unitless 100808 Holbrook, N.M. and M.A....
Amount of water that cycles each year from the land to the atmosphere Biosphere >=60000 km^3 100807 Holbrook, N.M. and M.A....
Atmospheric concentration decrease for ideal isothermal conditions Biosphere ~9 km 111406 Hans Kuhn, Horst-Dieter...