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Photosynthesis

David M. Wilkinson

in Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Photosynthesis — both anoxygenic and oxygenic — allows access to new sources of energy. Oxygenic photosynthesis has the potential to create an oxygen-rich atmosphere and so allow aerobic respiration, ... More


Evolution of Oxygenic Photosynthesis

Donald Eugene Canfield

in Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145020
eISBN:
9781400849888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145020.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the evolution of oxygen-producing organisms by considering the evolution and assembly of its basic constituent parts. It focuses on the following key questions: (1) What is the ... More


Photosynthesis

Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson

in Revolutions that made the Earth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199587049
eISBN:
9780191775031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587049.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter discusses the process of oxygenic photosynthesis, which first evolved in a water-borne cyanobacterium. Cyanobacteria are ultimately responsible for the oxygen-rich air that we breathe. ... More


The Impact of Photosynthetic Work on Earth, Climate, and the Biosphere

Christina De La Rocha

in Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores the photosynthesis as a work process. It demonstrates how inefficiency in the work process can be determined. It shows that the work of photosynthesis affected the work of the ... More


The trial of the oxygen poisoners

Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson

in Revolutions that made the Earth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199587049
eISBN:
9780191775031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587049.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter aims to trace the origins of oxygenic photosynthesis (OP) in an effort to determine whether it really constitutes an improbable, ‘critical’ step that could easily never have happened at ... More


Conclusions

Toby Tyrrell

in On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121581
eISBN:
9781400847914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121581.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This concluding chapter evaluates the Gaia hypothesis. Based on the evidence studied in this book, the chapter argues that the Gaia hypothesis is not a reasonable picture of how Earth and life ... More


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