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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
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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    Marine

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  • Gernon, T.M.
  • Hincks, T.K.
  • Tyrrell, T.
  • Rohling, E.J.
  • Palmer, M.R.

Abstract
    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.

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