Boulder, Colo., USA New Geology postings extend the understanding of seawater chemistry by ~300 million years; determine erosion rates for exposure of today's southern Rocky Mountains; reveal new evidence for meltwater pulses; call mudstones "so complicated as to almost defy understanding"; describe a White Nile megalake; examine the oldest rocks on Earth; postulate that biomarkers heat up during earthquakes; investigate chemical denudation; describe plate tectonic influences on animal evolution; and analyze sulfides in abyssal peridotites.
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Analyses of fluid inclusions in Neoproterozoic marine halite provide oldest measurement of seawater chemistry
Natalie Spear et al., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19014, USA; email@example.com. Published online ahead of print on 6 Jan. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G34913.1.
The chemistry of the ocean in the mid-Neoproterozoic, approximately 8
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