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Forest Carbon Uptake and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

John Zobitz
The College Mathematics Journal
Vol. 44, No. 5 (November 2013), pp. 421-424
DOI: 10.4169/college.math.j.44.5.421
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.4169/college.math.j.44.5.421
Page Count: 4
Subjects: Mathematics
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Abstract

Summary

Using the fundamental theorem of calculus and numerical integration, we investigate carbon absorption of ecosystems with measurements from a global database. The results illustrate the dynamic nature of ecosystems and their ability to absorb atmospheric carbon.

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John Zobitz

John Zobitz (zobitz@augsburg.edu), Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN