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(SOLVED!) How Is Carbon Stored In Fossil Fuels?

What size is it? The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) estimates that the U 😎S 🙌 A 2008 DoE Atlas estimates that the U 🙈S. Has capacity to store 3,911 million metric tons CO2 alone in geologic storages of permeable Sandstones and deep saline-aquifers. This storage is sufficient to store the nearly 3.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emitted annually by approximately 1,700 industrial plants in the United States. The majority of this storage is located near the places where most of the coal used in the United States of America is burned, which are the Midwest and Southeast as well as the West. Benson states that there is at least 100 years worth of CO2 storage capacity, and possibly more. [1]
What is the carbon cycling? The chemical backbone for all life on Earth is carbon. The amount of carbon that we have now on Earth equals the amount we have had in the past. The new life is formedCarbon forms important molecules such as DNA and protein. Carbon can also be found in the atmosphere as the form of carbon dioxide The carbon dioxide or the CO2. Or CO2. Cycle is nature’s Reusing carbon atoms is a way to reuse them. They travel through the atmosphere and into living organisms on Earth, then back again into the atmosphere. While most carbon is kept in rocks and sediments (and the rest in the ocean and atmosphere), the remaining carbon can be found in living organisms. These are the sinks and reservoirs that carbon cycle through. Oceans are a massive carbon sink. They absorb carbon. From fish to marsh plants and seaweeds to birds, marine organisms also make carbon from living and dying. Sometimes dead organisms become fossil fuels These go through combustion, releasing CO2, and so on. We are grateful to Chatoya from Langfang in China for bringing this information to our attention. [2]
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Based on an article by serc.carleton.eduDeepwater Horizon’s DeepWater Horizon drilling rig discovered that the DeepWater horizon rig was extracting oil and gas from deep sediments, millions of year ago. Although coal was used for fuel since 1000 B.C., coal wasn’t discovered until after the Industrial Revolution. Replace wood Biomass as the main source of energy. To provide energy for an estimated 7 billion people, human beings extract the primary fossil fuels: coal, oil, natural gas. Hydrocarbons, which are rich in energy, make fossil fuels. Organic carbon compounds Made of hydrogen and carbon atoms. . You will explore how combustion of fossil fuels hydrocarbons changes the chemistry in the atmosphere. For their review, we are truly grateful to Antionio Elam of Matamoros in Mexico. [3]
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Organic matter, a crucial component of soil, has a significant impact on its biological, physical and chemical properties. This is an important factor in the proper functioning of human societies. The benefits of organic matter soil organic matter (SOM) include improvement of soil quality through increased retention of water Increased productivity in agricultural and natural settings can be achieved by adding nutrients to plants. SOM improves soil Structure and erosion are reduced, which leads to better groundwater quality and ultimately, increased food security. Human activities have been known to affect soil productivity and food production since the dawn of time. SOM levels have only recently been linked to soil productivity. The depletion or loss of SOM stocks has often had large-scale consequences on the whole planet and ecosystems. Destroying rainforests, which hold significant carbon, contributes to the rise in atmospheric CO2 (CO2) levels. In addition, soil disturbances such as mining may reduce SOM levels, which can affect rainfall, and storage of soil moisture, important for flooding mitigation. Increased erosion and nutrient leakage from soils can also lead to soil disturbances that cause eutrophication in coastal and inland ecosystems. This has led to algal blooms and dead zones in the oceans (Fig. 1). To restore soil’s organic matter, it is important to understand the ecological processes that are involved in SOM storage. Correct restoration techniques are possible to restore the functions of terrestrial ecosystem functions. Jorge Napier, January 23, 2021 modified this text [4]
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References to Article

  1. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/storing-fossil-fuel-carbon-deep-underground/
  2. https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/carbon-cycle.html
  3. https://serc.carleton.edu/eslabs/carbon/1d.html
  4. https://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/soil-carbon-storage-84223790/
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