Charles David Keeling

1928 - 2005

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Charles David Keeling (April 20, 1928 – June 20, 2005) was an American scientist whose recording of carbon dioxide at the Mauna Loa Observatory confirmed Svante Arrhenius's proposition (1896) of the possibility of anthropogenic contribution to the "greenhouse effect" and global warming, by documenting the steadily rising carbon dioxide levels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles David Keeling has received more than 170,816 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles David Keeling is the 556th most popular biologist (down from 513th in 2019), the 5,047th most popular biography from United States and the 71st most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Charles David Keeling ranks 556 out of 844Before her are Joseph Banks Rhine, Anna Russell, Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter, Władysław Taczanowski, and Carl Fredrik Fallén. After her are Ernst Ahl, Frederic Clements, Heinrich Göppert, Pier Andrea Saccardo, Bernard Heuvelmans, and Joseph Leidy.

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Among people born in 1928, Charles David Keeling ranks 306Before her are Jürgen Moser, Washington Ortuño, Umberto Maglioli, Estelle Harris, Sergey Kapitsa, and Qian Qichen. After her are Péter Boross, Minas Avetisyan, Théodore Sindikubwabo, Gunnar Andersson, Dolph Schayes, and Koko Taylor. Among people deceased in 2005, Charles David Keeling ranks 171Before her are Suzanne Flon, Juan José Saer, Maclyn McCarty, Mustai Karim, Attilâ İlhan, and Per Borten. After her are Joe Ranft, William Rehnquist, John Love, Larry Collins, Julián Marías, and Jan Nowak-Jeziorański.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles David Keeling ranks 5,047 out of 15,968Before her are Matt Czuchry (1977), Catherine Hardwicke (1955), Bob McAdoo (1951), Ken Block (1967), Will Keith Kellogg (1860), and Norman Spinrad (1940). After her are Vance D. Brand (1931), Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), Nate Dogg (1969), Eugene Parker (1927), Lance Reddick (1962), and Tad Williams (1957).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Charles David Keeling ranks 71Before her are Gerrit Smith Miller (1869), Brian Kobilka (1955), Sewall Wright (1889), Mary Agnes Chase (1869), Asa Gray (1810), and Nathaniel Lord Britton (1859). After her are Frederic Clements (1874), Joseph Leidy (1823), Paul R. Ehrlich (1932), Harold E. Varmus (1939), Thomas Say (1787), and Craig Mello (1960).