Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 04:40
Site: Open Learning
Course: An introduction to energy resources (S278_2)
Glossary: S278_2 Glossary
Terrestrial carbon cycle
That part of the carbon cycle involving biological and inorganic processes on land.
Tonne oil equivalent (toe)
The chemical energy contained in one tonne of oil, it equates approximately to 4.19 × 1010 J. Often used as a convenient means of comparing the energy contents of different fossil fuels.