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‘CLEVER Planets’ Project

‘CLEVER Planets’ Project Aims to Discover How to Create Habitable Planets

Researchers on the CLEVER Planets project, supported by a $7.7 million grant from NASA in 2018, are already making advances in understanding how Earth and other rocky planets attained the elements required to support the rise of life.

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Ambrym: A Top Three Worldwide Volcanic Emitter of Deep Carbon Dioxide and Other Magma-Derived Volatiles 15 January 2016 Feature

Improved quantification of the global emissions of deep carbon through volcanism is one key…

Traces of Carbon in Lunar Volcanic Glass Explain Ancient Fire Fountain Eruptions 25 August 2015 Feature

Tiny beads of volcanic glass found on the lunar surface during the Apollo missions are a sign that…

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…

Carbon in Silicate Melts from Oldoinyo Lengai Volcano 13 January 2014 Feature

Oldoinyo Lengai rises impressively from the floor of the East African Rift in Northern Tanzania,…

Work Begins on Next Generation Sample Preparation Instrument 12 November 2013 Feature

Designing and developing novel instrumentation is a foundational part of the Deep Carbon…

Water—and Beyond—in Earth's Mantle 13 February 2013 Feature

Characteristics of Earth’s deep water cycle such as the persistence of water on the planet’s…

Developing Scientific Talent: Perspective from DCO Postdoctoral Fellow Marion Le Voyer 26 April 2012 Feature

I joined the DCO initiative in February 2012 as a postdoctoral fellow. I am currently splitting my…

Origin of Earth's Volatile Elements Re-examined 15 February 2012 Feature

The origin of highly volatile Earth elements - including carbon - has been re-evaluated in light of…

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