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Total organic carbon on Earth Biosphere ~2,000 Gt C 111600 Landenmark HK, Forgan DH...
Phosphorus flow on Earth Biosphere Table - link N/A 103508 John Harte, Consider...
Nitrogen flow on Earth Biosphere Table - link N/A 103506 John Harte, Consider...
Estimated number of viral particles on earth Biosphere 1E+31 viral particles 110706 Minot S, Bryson A, Chehoud C...
Carbon flow on Earth Biosphere Table - link N/A 103492 John Harte, Consider...
Surface area of earth covered by land Biosphere 1.48e+8 km^2 100541 http://hypertextbook...
Surface area of earth covered by water Biosphere 3.62e+8 km^2 100542 http://hypertextbook...
Present day geothermal energy produced by earth Biosphere ~0.0292 W/m^2 100603 Jorg Overmann and Ferran...
Biological nitrogen fixation on Earth Biosphere 2e+14 Kg (N)/Year 103507 John Harte, Consider...
Global amount of RuBisCO - most abundant protein on Earth Biosphere ~4e+13 grams 103827 R.J. Ellis, 1979, The...
Maximum biological time scale: age of earth Biosphere ~4e+9 years 103768 "Physical Biology of...
Sulfur flow on Earth Biosphere Table - link N/A 103509 John Harte, Consider...
Total solar electromagnetic energy reaching the earth Biosphere 160 W/m^2 104558 Jorg Overmann and Ferran...
Average heat flow through the earth crust Biosphere 0.059 W/m^2 100747 Sustainable Energy -...
Estimated number of insects on earth at a given moment Insect 1E+18 Unitless 104961 Bert Holldobler and Edward...
Carbon pools in the major resevoirs on Earth Biosphere Table - link 10^15 g 108695 aquatic photosynthesis...
Number of People Who Have Ever Lived on Earth Human Homo sapiens 1.08e+11 Humans 111241 Population Reference...
Time scales in the evolution of life on earth Biosphere Table - link N/A 103786 David L. Nelson, Michael...
Energy reaching primordial Earth from electric discharge, radioactivity, volcanism, or meteoritic impacts Biosphere ~0.0062 W/m^2 104559 Jorg Overmann and Ferran...
Solar power arriving to earth from the sun (worldwide average) Biosphere ~175 10^15 W (petaW) 100943 Karl TR, Trenberth KE....