Biomass distribution


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A picture is worth thousand words! The diagram above summarizes the most recent understanding of the biomass distribution in the biosphere.

The unit “Gt” means gigaton. The “C” refers to carbon. Plants dominate the biosphere in terms of carbon mass.

The scientific paper can be found at this url: https://www.pnas.org/content/115/25/6506. The PDF version of the paper is here.

About Suresh Emre

I have worked as a physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory. I am a volunteer for the Renaissance Universal movement. My main goal is to inspire the reader to engage in Self-discovery and expansion of consciousness.
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