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Vulcan ES&T paper

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NASA Department of Energy

supported through grant CARBON/04-0325-0167 by the Office of Earth Science, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
supported by the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231
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Analysis Vulcan
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We have performed a comparison of the Vulcan inventory and the 1x1 degree Brenkert et al (1998)* inventory as expressed in atmospheric CO2 concentration using the Parameterized Computational Tracer Model (PCTM) run at Purdue University.

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Below are some plots of these results:

*Brenkert, A.L., Carbon dioxide emission estimates from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production, and gas flaring for 1995 on a one degree grid cell basis (http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/ndps/ndp058a.html), 1998.

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