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Blog: Embers Alight on the Trail By Fire 1.5! 6 March 2017 Feature

/*-->*/ /*-->*/ TBF-1.0 to Chile and Southern Peru was a resounding success, but has only…

Live From Costa Rica, Where “Biology Meets Subduction” 28 February 2017 Feature

From 12-25 February 2017, a team of 25 DCO Early Career Scientists from five countries and…

Unique Expedition To Seek Answers About Global Volcanic Gases 7 February 2017 Feature

/*-->*/ Regular updates from the Trail by Fire Team, adapted from their blog. 7 February…

Workshop on the Origin and Evolution of Plate Tectonics, Monte Verità, Switzerland 28 September 2016 Feature

Earth’s deep carbon cycle is linked to plate tectonic activity, which—within our Solar System—is…

New Model Simulates Carbon Transport in Earth’s Mantle 18 August 2016 Feature

The depth at which mantle materials melt depends on the elements present in the rock, particularly…

The Trail by Fire Expedition Comes to an End 16 June 2016 Feature

With nearly 200 active volcanoes (4 currently erupting and 18 in a state of unrest), the South…

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…

Witwatersrand Diamonds Suggest Plate Tectonics Started 3.5 Billion Years Ago 13 January 2016 Feature

Earth is the only planet in our solar system with plate tectonics. As a result, Earth’s crust is…

Superdeep Diamonds Provide Evidence for a Melting Barrier to Deep Carbon Subduction 8 January 2016 Feature

Carbon is cycled from Earth’s surface to its depths, emerging through the crust from volcanoes, and…

Exploring Diamond Formation in Deep Earth: Fluid-Rock Interactions and pH Drop 3 November 2015 Feature

During subduction, in which one tectonic plate dives beneath another, carbon is transferred from…

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