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Connecting the Surface and the Deep: Geochemical Cycles and Fluid-Rock Interactions Inside Earth 18 November 2016 Feature

Deep underground, fluids circulating in Earth’s crust and mantle transport carbon, sulfur and other…

New Study of Carbon and Water at the Bottom of Earth’s Upper Mantle Challenges Previous Models 26 October 2016 Feature

Within DCO’s Extreme Physics and Chemistry (EPC) Community, the question of how carbon reacts with…

New Estimates of Volatiles in Melt Inclusions 27 July 2016 Feature

During a volcanic eruption, these exsolved magmatic fluids return to the atmosphere. Sometimes,…

Diamond with garnet inclusion
Water and Rock React to Form Diamonds and Hydrocarbons 24 November 2015 Feature

By Craig M. Schiffries, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington November 2015…

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…

Refining the Phase Diagram of Water at Pressure 12 November 2014 Feature

Water is central to life, as well as to numerous geological and atmospheric processes. Scientists…

Water Surprises Again: Light Refraction and Absorption Under Pressure 27 May 2014 Feature

Water is a key constituent of Earth’s crust and mantle. Its electronic properties at high…

Water in Earth’s Transition Zone Directly Measured 13 March 2014 Feature

Quantifying the water content of Earth’s mantle transition zone (between the upper and lower mantle…

Ancient Water Hints at Origins of Life 24 September 2013 Feature

Current wisdom estimates that there has been life on Earth for over 3.5 billion years. While we can…

Earth’s Ancient Carbon Cycle and the First Ice Age 17 June 2013 Feature

During the first half of Earth's history, the Sun supplied less energy to our planet than at…

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