Science China Earth Sciences

Science China Earth Sciences is cosponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and published by Science China Press. This academic journal is committed to publishing high-quality, original results in both basic and applied research. Science China Earth Sciences is published in both print and electronic editions. Coverage includes research papers reporting on important original results in all areas of earth sciences; reviews summarizing representative results and achievements in a particular topic or an area; commentary on the current state of research, and advice on new research directions.

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Natural gas hydrate in the foraminifera

Natural gas hydrates are clathrate hydrates that consist of water molecules and natural gas molecules (major constituent: methane). They are mainly distributed along continental slopes of the oceans or permafrost regions ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Sand dunes are important desert dust sources

Dust storms are a common occurrence in the deserts of northern China, and has accumulated to great thicknesses to form the vast Chinese loess plateau. Researchers have attempted to locate the most important sources of this ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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When tectonics killed everything

A new paper reveals how the worst extinction in Earth's history may have been tied to the formation of Supercontinent Pangea. The catastrophe wasn't triggered by an impact from above—unlike another well-known extinction—but ...

dateNov 25, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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