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Carbon process: Lithification

Carbon process: Lithification Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 May 2000
It means, literally, to turn to stone. It's how sediments become rocks.

Carbon in marine organic sediment

Carbon in marine organic sediment Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 May 2000
All sorts of consumers feed on the organic material found in the waters.

Carbon process: Photosynthesis

Carbon process: Photosynthesis Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 May 2000
How do plants absorb carbon dioxide - and why?

Carbon in Organic rock

Carbon in Organic rock Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 May 2000
Although it's now rock, once some of those stones were living, breathing things - and that means carbon.

Carbon process: Respiration

Carbon process: Respiration Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 May 2000
Breathing keeps the carbon circulating.

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Carbon in the surface sea Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Comment posted by Justinemily Emilysoni on 21st Feb 2013
Carbon is very big problem to every one. But who responsible for it - We! Is there any method to recover from it? No! But prevention is better than cure as recently Asteroid hit at Russian plains,...