Which reservoir regulates the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 days ago

Which reservoir regulates the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?
 
(a) Gaseous reservoir
 
(b) Sedimentary reservoir
 
(c) Atmospheric reservoir
 
(d) Oceanic reservoir
 
I had been asked this question in an online interview.
 
The origin of the question is Ecosystem in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 days ago

Right answer is (d) Oceanic reservoir
 
Explanation: Almost 71 percent of carbon is found dissolved in oceans out of the total quantity of global carbon. Out of this 71 percent, almost 90 percent is found in oceans. The regulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is done by this oceanic reservoir