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How hot is too hot for Earth-style life?

Mission seeks to answer key questions: How deep is Earth's habitable zone? How deep is the deep subseafloor biosphere? How does the deep biosphere affect life at the surface? Could life have originated deep and moved upward?

dateSep 08, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Ocean Observatories Initiative data now live

When the HMS Challenger set sail in 1872, researchers made discoveries that laid the foundation of the science of oceanography. Those early scientists couldn't have imagined that more than a century later, the secrets of ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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UCI sleuths search the seas for soot

Earth system scientists from the University of California, Irvine have taken water samples from the north Pacific, north and south Atlantic, and Arctic oceans in search of repositories of black carbon, soot from burning biomass ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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