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Pmt111500

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Where has all the carbon gone (in Ocean Floor)?
« on: September 29, 2015, 05:38:18 AM »
I interpreted the abstract pretty freely : This is a highly technical study connecting high-temperature biochemistry, chemistry, engineering and geology, it tries to explain the creation of natural carbon pool under the Ocean floor by the action of hydrothermal vents converting biological stuff to hard to digest materials. crude oil and such (takes 40My, maximally, state the scientists)

paywall is here:
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2543.html

And I guess I'll have to change this story then  :P
http://erimaassa.blogspot.fi/2011/02/waste.html