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Buried Fossil Soils Found To Be Rich In Carbon
2014-05-26 03:40:43

Soils that formed on the Earth’s surface thousands of years ago and that are now deeply buried features of vanished landscapes have been found to be rich in carbon, adding a new dimension to our planet’s carbon cycle.

2014-05-23 13:33:22

Images taken by Rice University scientists show that some diamonds are not forever.

Dryland Ecosystems Emerge As Driver In Global Carbon Cycle
2014-05-22 03:17:36

Dryland ecosystems, which include deserts to dry-shrublands, play a more important role in the global carbon cycle than previously thought. In fact, they have emerged as one of its drivers

2014-05-21 23:09:12

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Continuous Basalt Fiber Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.

2014-05-19 23:03:33

The Asia-Pacific and North American regions dominated the GFRP Composites market in 2013 and accounted for 67% of the market share.

2014-05-17 12:20:04

DALLAS, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Research and Development Forecast of Activated Carbon Market in China, 2014-2018" report to its research database.

2014-05-15 23:06:36

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Graphene Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2014-2024" to its huge collection of research reports.

2014-05-15 12:29:13

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-15 12:21:44

With its 750m2 facility now fully up-and-running, Fulcrum SP Materials can now coat 100-meter carbon-fibre, glass-fibre and aramid rolls REHOVOT, Israel, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


Latest Carbon Reference Libraries

Ocean Acidification
2013-04-01 10:32:20

Ocean acidification is the name that was given to the ongoing decrease in the pH of Earth’s oceans, a cause of the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. About 30 to 40 percent of the carbon dioxide that is released by humans into the atmosphere dissolves into the lakes, oceans, and rivers. To maintain the chemical equilibrium, some of it reacts with the water to create carbonic acid. Some of these extra carbonic acid molecules react with a water molecule to provide a...

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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.