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Question 1: The central goal of GLODAP is to generate a global climatology of the World Ocean's ________ for use in studies of both its natural and anthropogenically-forced states.
Carbon sinkCarbon dioxideOcean acidificationCarbon cycle

Question 2: GLODAP used a mathematical technique known as C* (C-star)[5] to ________ anthropogenic from natural DIC (there are a number of alternative methods).
DeconvolutionWiener deconvolutionFilter (signal processing)Time series

Question 3: The GLODAP climatology contains analysed fields of "present day" (1990s) dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), alkalinity, ________ (14C), CFC-11 and CFC-12[1].
OxygenRadonCarbon-14Radiocarbon dating

Question 4: This separation allows estimation of the magnitude of the ocean sink for anthropogenic CO2, and is important for studies of phenomena such as ________[3][4].
Global dimmingOcean acidificationCarbon cycleOzone depletion

Question 5: The GLODAP climatology is missing data in certain oceanic provinces including the ________, the Caribbean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Malay Archipelago.
Atlantic OceanIndian OceanPacific OceanArctic Ocean

Question 6: GLODAP is funded by the ________ (NOAA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
National Agricultural Statistics ServiceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNational Weather ServiceUnited States Environmental Protection Agency


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