Establishing a time scale for 10 million years ago

The timescale is the basis to reconstruct the history of the Earth and biological evolution. A research on a chronostratigraphic sequence of the Chinese Neogene with accurate geological datings was published online in Science ...

What is the cause of dust concentrations over East Asia?

Dust, one of the major aerosol constituents of the global aerosol burden, is an active component in Earth's physical, chemical and biogeochemical cycles. In addition, dust aerosols induce adverse effects on social and economic ...

Rare metals in the Himalayas

Two sub-parallel belts of Cenozoic aged Himalayan leucogranite on the Tibetan Plateau extend east to west over more than 1000 km, and are regarded as the largest granitic belts in the world. Rare-metal mineralization was ...

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