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 Solving Subduction Zone ‘Headaches’

New Approach to Solving Subduction Zone ‘Headaches’

A new way of determining the amount of carbon entering a subduction zone, where an oceanic plate sinks beneath a continental plate, could lead to better estimates of the global movement of carbon into and out of the deep Earth.

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Oman Drilling Project Phase 2
Photos and Updates from Phase Two of the Oman Drilling Project 25 January 2018 Feature

Phase two of the Oman Drilling Project began in November 2017, and the team is currently hard at…

Microbes Dine on Coal and Shale
Microbes Dine (Very Slowly) on Coal and Shale, 2.5 km Beneath the Seafloor 23 October 2017 Feature

During Expedition 337 of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), the crew of the scientific…

Oman Drilling Project Phase 1 Complete
Oman Drilling Project Completes Phase 1 Core Logging on D/V Chikyu 25 September 2017 Feature

On 15 September 2017, scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu arrived at Hachinohe Port, Japan and…

Oman Drilling Project Completes Phase 1 Core Logging on D/V Chikyu 25 September 2017 Feature

On 15 September 2017, scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu arrived at Hachinohe Port, Japan and…

Oman Drilling Project Continues
Oman Drilling Project Continues with Core Logging on Scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu 27 July 2017 Feature

Phase one of the Oman Drilling Project has moved to Japan, to the drilling vessel Chikyu, where…

Oman Drilling Project Continues with Core Logging on Scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu 27 July 2017 Feature

Phase one of the Oman Drilling Project has moved to Japan, to the drilling vessel Chikyu, where…

Blog: Updates from the Gulf of Mexico Drilling and Coring Expedition 23 May 2017 Feature

23 May 2017: Coming to An End By Tiannong “Skyler” Dong, University of Texas at Austin, USA Gulf…

Oman Drilling Project
The Oman Drilling Project Underway: Updates from the Field 30 January 2017 Feature

The Oman Drilling Project, co-sponsored by the Deep Carbon Observatory, began operations on 18…

The Oman Drilling Project Underway: Updates from the Field 30 January 2017 Feature

Diamond coring is taking place at four sites in the southeast end of the Samail Ophiolite complex…

VIDEO: IODP Expedition 370: Exploring the T-Limit of the Deep Biosphere off Muroto 25 January 2017 Feature

  On 12 September 2016, an international team of 25 researchers boarded the drilling vessel (D/V…

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