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carbon sequestration

n. 1 (context biochemistry English) The natural removal of carbon from the atmosphere by the soil and plants 2 Any of several processes for the removal of excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in an effort to mitigate global warming

Carbon sequestration

Carbon sequestration is the process involved in carbon capture and the long-term storage of atmospheric carbon dioxide . Carbon sequestration describes long-term storage of carbon dioxide or other forms of carbon to either mitigate or defer global warming and avoid dangerous climate change. It has been proposed as a way to slow the atmospheric and marine accumulation of greenhouse gases, which are released by burning fossil fuels.

Carbon dioxide is naturally captured from the atmosphere through biological, chemical, or physical processes. Artificial processes have been devised to produce similar effects, including large-scale, artificial capture and sequestration of industrially produced using subsurface saline aquifers, reservoirs, ocean water, aging oil fields, or other carbon sinks.

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Ideally, they should be sited in subduction zones, for really long-term carbon sequestration, but Serifosa Sector lacks these.