Charles D. Keeling
Professor of Oceanography
B.A. University of Illinois
Ph.D. Northwestern University
- Carbon cycle in nature with emphasis on interaction of atmospheric
carbon dioxide with oceanic and terrestrial nutrient cycles.
- Global changes brought about by the burning of fossil fuels.
- Geochemical modeling, including steady state and time dependent nonlinear
relationships and isotopic variations.
- 1997. Increased plant growth in the northern high latitudes from 1981-1991.
Nature 386: 698-702.
- 1996. Increased activity of northern vegetation inferred from atmospheric
CO2 measurements. Nature 382: 146-149.
- 1995. Interannual extremes in the rate of rise of atmospheric carbon
dioxide since 1980. Nature 375:666-670.
- 1989. A three-dimensional model of atmospheric CO2 transport based
on observed winds. In Aspects of Climate Variability in the Pacific
and the Western Americas, D. H. Peterson, Ed., Washington, D.C., American
Geophysical Union, 165-363.
Current graduate students:
- Tim Lueker (1992 - )
Professor Charles D. Keeling
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0220, USA