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Scientists Uncover Link Between Lavas Erupting On Sea Floor And Deep-carbon Cycle
2013-05-03 08:05:27

Scientists from the Smithsonian and the University of Rhode Island have found unsuspected linkages between the oxidation state of iron in volcanic rocks and variations in the chemistry of the deep Earth.

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2009-08-01 06:45:00

Researchers have discovered evidence to indicate that portions of the subduction zones where the Earth’s plates collide are more oxidized than the materials erupting from mid-ocean ridges.


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