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‘CLEVER Planets’ Project Aims to Discover How to Create Habitable Planets 26 April 2019 Feature

The start of the deep carbon cycle on Earth was vital to creating a planet where life could evolve…

Eclogitic Diamonds Formed From Oceanic Crust, Study Shows
Eclogitic Diamonds Formed From Oceanic Crust, Study Shows 25 April 2019 Feature

Diamonds are found in two types of rocks from Earth’s mantle: peridotite and eclogite. Peridotite…

Carbon forms
Carbon Forms: Paths and Processes in the Earth 27 March 2019 Feature

"Carbon Forms: Paths and Processes in the Earth" was published and is accessible online. Click for…

white cliffs of dover
Mapping the Growth of Seafloor Carbonates in Deep Time 19 December 2018 Feature

The dominant, and yet least explored, way that carbon returns to Earth’s interior is through the…

Video: Oman Drilling Project 3 August 2018 Feature

Ancient seabed holds secrets in search for life on other planets The Oman Drilling Project is a…

Ophiolite in Greece
Methane in Hyperalkaline Springs Comes From Chromitite 25 June 2018 Feature

Springs and aquifers that originate within ophiolites, mountains comprised of old seafloor, contain…

Gordon Research Conference
Inaugural Gordon Conference Sparks Deep Thoughts on Deep Carbon 25 June 2018 Feature

  A diverse and interdisciplinary group of Earth scientists, planetary scientists, and…

Pyroxenites
Pyroxenites Put the Brakes on Mantle Melting 29 May 2018 Feature

Pyroxenites are a type of rock created when parts of Earth’s crust are injected deep in the mantle…

The Shallow Carbon Cycle: Arc Volcanoes Recycle Carbon from Earth’s Crust 20 July 2017 Feature

A new study by Marie Edmonds (University of Cambridge, UK), Co-chair of the Scientific Steering…

Deep Burial of Organic Carbon into the Mantle Enabled “Great Oxidation Event” 25 April 2017 Feature

The rise across GOE and the subsequent increases in Earth’s atmospheric oxygen enabled the…

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