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First-Ever Catalog of 208 Human-Caused Minerals Bolsters Argument to Declare ‘Anthropocene Epoch’ 1 March 2017 Feature

Officially recognized minerals, formed by nature: more than 5,000Formed due to human activity: 208…

History of Earth's Early Carbon Cycle Recorded in 2-Billion-Year-Old Diamonds 28 February 2017 Feature

Members of DCO’s Reservoirs and Fluxes Community Gareth Davies, Suzette Timmerman and Janne…

Prony Bay Chimneys Have Surprising First Inhabitants 22 February 2017 Feature

These chimneys, and the hydrothermal vent fluids that pour out of them, offer a window into the…

Deep Carbon Degassing Measurements Help Explain Unrest at Campi Flegrei 13 January 2017 Feature

Increases in seismic activity and ground deformation often indicate impending volcanic eruptions.…

Sulfur and Nitrogen Metabolism Critical in Deep Continental Ecosystems 21 November 2016 Feature

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a team of…

Connecting the Surface and the Deep: Geochemical Cycles and Fluid-Rock Interactions Inside Earth 18 November 2016 Feature

Deep underground, fluids circulating in Earth’s crust and mantle transport carbon, sulfur and other…

Active Sulfur Recycling in Billion-year-old Water from Canadian Shield Rocks 27 October 2016 Feature

However, some places on Earth have not felt the sun’s influence for millions, or even billions, of…

Oman Drilling Project Update: Schedule and Opportunities 26 October 2016 Feature

After receiving the necessary permits in September, the Oman Drilling Project – an international,…

Oman Drilling Project Permits Approved: Apply to Join the Expedition 21 September 2016 Feature

The Oman Drilling Project received permission in September 2016 to begin operations in mid November…

New Mantle Reference Model Probes Volatile Recycling During Subduction 26 May 2016 Feature

With the onset of plate tectonics, surface elements began cycling into deep Earth via subduction…

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