Articles | Volume 11, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12339–12349, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-12339-2011
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12339–12349, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-12339-2011

Research article 09 Dec 2011

Research article | 09 Dec 2011

Continental-scale enrichment of atmospheric 14CO2 from the nuclear power industry: potential impact on the estimation of fossil fuel-derived CO2

H. D. Graven and N. Gruber

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