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Subduction and the Deep Carbon Cycle 17 September 2015 Feature

As Earth’s tectonic plates move, carbon and other elements are cycled into and out of the crust,…

New Estimates of the Deep Carbon Cycle 5 June 2015 Feature

Quantifying the nature of Earth’s deep carbon cycle is one of DCO’s most complex yet critical…

New Constraints of Global Sulfur and Carbon Geodynamic Cycles 3 March 2015 Feature

Volcanism at mid-ocean ridges (MORs) and volcanic arcs arguably represents the main pathway of…

The Deep Carbon Cycle: Implications for Volcanism, Diamonds, and Life 17 November 2014 Feature

A thorough understanding of Earth’s global carbon cycle is critical for many scientific disciplines…

Plate Tectonics Changed the Air We Breathe 21 October 2014 Feature

Compared to its nearest planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, Earth’s atmosphere is unusually…

Deep Carbon Research in American Mineralogist 25 August 2014 Feature

The August-September 2014 issue of American Mineralogist features three papers by, and of interest…

Earth’s Deep Carbon Cycle: Clues from Chilean Lavas 19 September 2013 Feature

Over geological time plate tectonics has played a key role in making Earth’s environment unique…

Sniffing Out Sources of Volcanic Carbon Dioxide 12 September 2013 Feature

Quantifying and understanding the natural emissions of CO2 from Earth is fundamental to our…

Graphite Formation During Subduction 24 June 2013 Feature

A primary goal of the Deep Carbon Observatory is to define how much carbon is present on Earth. In…

Diamonds Show Carbon Cycles in Deep Earth 13 February 2013 Feature

A research team led by Michael Walter (University of Bristol, UK) analyzed minute (one to two…

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