|Snowball Earth ocean chemistry driven by extensive ridge volcanism during Rodinia breakup|Gernon, T.M.; Hincks, T.K.; Tyrrell, T.; Rohling, E.J.; Palmer, M.R. (2016). Snowball Earth ocean chemistry driven by extensive ridge volcanism during Rodinia breakup. Nature Geoscience 9(3): 242-248. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2632
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- Gernon, T.M.
- Hincks, T.K.
- Tyrrell, T.
- Rohling, E.J.
- Palmer, M.R.
The Cryogenian Snowball Earth glaciations were followed by the deposition of massive cap carbonates. Geochemical modelling suggests that shallow-ridge volcanism supplied much of the alkalinity and cations that fuelled this deposition.