Observing deep carbon with an Icelandic volcano

Palmer, Douglas and Sciences, Earth (2018) Observing deep carbon with an Icelandic volcano. www.esc.cam.ac.uk.

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Abstract

An important new chemical dataset from the basalt lavas of the Icelandic Borgarhraun volcano is helping Cambridge Earth Scientists John Maclennan and Dan McKenzie with colleagues from the US and Iceland estimate the carbon dioxide content of Earth’s mantle. Borgarhraun is one of the few places in the world from where it is possible to probe the mantle CO2. This new data, published in the latest issue of Geology will improve understanding of the link between volcanism and long-term climate change.

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Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2021 17:03
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URI: https://archives.esc.cam.ac.uk/6242

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