O2, CO2 and trees?

Henri D Harness cleanusa at ix.netcom.com
Wed Nov 15 12:02:33 EST 1995


ACK!  My fingers must have been typing on automatic pilot.  Query
number 2 should be "consume"!

2.  How much carbon dioxide does the average tree _consume_?

And the question still tasks me... tasks me around the far moons....


In <488msj$fju at ixnews7.ix.netcom.com> cleanusa at ix.netcom.com (Henri D
Harness ) writes: 
>
>OK, I know trees come in all shapes and sizes, but I'm looking for a
>fair general answer or a range to the following related questions:
>
>1.  How much oxygen does the average tree produce?
>2.  How much carbon dioxide does the average tree produce?
>
>The sad fact is, I've read these numbers somewhere, but for the life
>of me, I don't recall.  I'd much appreciate answers and, if possible,
>sources.  It's become one of those questions that incessantly pesters
>the mind.
>
>I'd appreciate e-mail.
>
>TIA
>




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