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 Expedition Papua New Guinea

Updates from the Field: Expedition Papua New Guinea

The newly funded “Aerial Observations of Volcanic Emissions from Unmanned Aerial Systems” field study got off to a flying start on Monday, 21 October 2018. Follow the team’s progress here.

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DCO ABOVE Expedition
DCO ABOVE Expedition: Updates from the Field 29 May 2019 Feature

DCO ABOVE (Aerial-based Observations of Volcanic Emissions) is the second part of a DCO-funded…

 Solving Subduction Zone ‘Headaches’
New Approach to Solving Subduction Zone ‘Headaches’ 29 May 2019 Feature

Subduction zones, where one tectonic plate sinks beneath another, are the main points of entry for…

more viruses revealed below the seafloor
Many More Viruses Revealed Below the Seafloor 20 May 2019 Feature

Despite their bad reputation for being agents of disease, viruses play an important ecological role…

Lloyd and Giovannelli in Poas
Could Microbes be the Gatekeepers of Earth’s Deep Carbon? 24 April 2019 Feature

In 2017, an interdisciplinary group of early career scientists visited Costa Rica’s subduction zone…

Introducing Hydrothermarchaeota: a group of microbes living in hydrothermal fluids 7 February 2019 Feature

It’s tough for microbes to make a living in the cold, dark sediments beneath the seafloor.…

Webinar: Breaking the mold of the traditional field expedition: Biology Meets Subduction 24 January 2019 Feature

The sampling expedition Biology Meets Subduction: A Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Deep…

Biology Meets Subduction
Webinar - DCO Webinar Wednesdays: Breaking the mold of the traditional field expedition: Biology Meets Subduction 24 January 2019 Feature

In this webinar Peter Barry (University of Oxford, UK), Karen Lloyd (University of Tennessee…

Earth’s First Amino Acids May Have Come From Oceanic Crust 7 November 2018 Feature

As a graduate student at the University of Chicago in the early 1950s, Stanley Miller attempted to…

 Expedition Papua New Guinea
Updates from the Field: Expedition Papua New Guinea 29 October 2018 Feature

The newly funded “Aerial Observations of Volcanic Emissions from Unmanned Aerial Systems” field…

Field Report: Investigating the Origins of Carbon Degassing in Romania 22 October 2018 Feature

On 3 September 2018, seven researchers from four countries set off from Cluj-Napoca, Romania for a…

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