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July 22, 2012
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Ancient Alteration of Seawater Chemistry Linked With Past Climate Change

Dissolution or creation of huge gypsum deposits changed sulfate content of the oceans Scientists have discovered a potential cause of Earth’s “icehouse climate” cooling trend of the past 45 million years. It has everything to do with the chemistry of … Continue reading

January 11, 2012
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Scientists Look to Microbes to Unlock Earth’s Deep Secrets

*To find answers, oceanographers install observatories beneath remote seafloor* Of all the habitable parts of our planet, one ecosystem still remains largely unexplored and unknown to science: the igneous ocean crust. This rocky realm of hard volcanic lava exists beneath … Continue reading

July 2, 2011
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Scientists Study Earthquake Triggers in Pacific Ocean

*Samples of rock, sediment from beneath the sea-floor help explain quakes like Japan’s* New samples of rock and sediment from the depths of the eastern Pacific Ocean may help explain the cause of large, destructive earthquakes similar to the Tohoku … Continue reading