Climate Bathtub Model - References and Resources

Climate Bathtub Model - References and Resources

Part of our web series "Climate Bathtub Model of Earth's Carbon Cycle"

The "Climate Bathtub" model was initially articulated by John D. Sterman and Linda Booth Sweeney.

National Geographic has a nice diagram of the model:

Here are several diagrams of Earth's carbon cycle which include numerical values for the sizes of carbon "reservoirs" (including the atmosphere) and for various "flows" (including natural and human-generated flows to and from the atmosphere):