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Scientists Depict the Nature of the Earth’s Lower Mantle Based on the Study of Mantle Plume Sources

Prof. TAO Yan from the Institute of Geochemistry collaborated with an international research team led by Prof. Keith Putirka from the California State University, Fresno to study the samples of volcanic rocks to achieve the goal of better constraining the mantle plume source, with the idea being that if plumes (Hawaii, Emeishan, Deccan, Baffin Island) truly originate from the lower mantle or core/mantle boundary, then they should be compositionally distinct from lavas ... DETAILS...   MORE...

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Scientists Depict the Nature of the Earth’s Lower Mantle Based on the Study of Mantle Plume Sources (2018-09-19)
Dual Contributions of Root-derived Bicarbonate to Nonstructural Carbohydrates in Karst-adaptable Plants Clarified (2018-09-06)
New Explanation for High Conductivity Anomalies in Subduction Zones and Continental Crust (2018-07-12)
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Dr. Stephen E. Grasby from Geological Survey of Cana... (2017-11-22)
Dr. JIANG Danchi from the University of Tasmania Vis... (2017-11-14)
Dr. Christopher W.N. Anderson from Massey University... (2017-10-17)
Senior Scientist Richard Wirth from GFZ German Resea... (2017-09-18)
Dr. Terry Mernagh from the Australian National Unive... (2017-08-21)
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Microcalorimetry and enzyme activity to determine the effect of nickel and sodium butyl xanthate on soil microbial community (Li, H; Yao, J; Gu, JH; Duran, R; Roha, B; Jordan, G; Liu, JL; Min, N; Lu, C) (2018-10-16)
Contamination of heavy metals and isotopic tracing of Pb in surface and profile soils in a polluted farmland from a typical karst area in southern China (Kong, J; Guo, QJ; Wei, RF; Strauss, H; Zhu, GX; Li, SL; Song, ZL; Chen,TB; Song, B; Zhou, T; Zheng, GD ) (2018-10-16)
Titanite major and trace element compositions as petrogenetic and metallogenic indicators of Mo ore deposits: Examples from four granite plutons in the southern Yidun arc, SW China (Pan, LC; Hu, RZ; Bi, XW; Li, C; Wang, XS; Zhu, JJ) (2018-10-16)
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