Avatar of Logan

Evidence for a Persistently Iron-rich Ocean Changes Views on Earth’s Early History

0 rating, 0 votes0 rating, 0 votes (0 rating, 0 votes, rated)
You need to be a registered member to rate this post.
Loading ... Loading ...

March 6, 2013 in Science


Discovery challenges previous models for the environment in which early life evolved

“Planavsky and his colleagues at UCR and in Canada, Australia, and China sought to remedy the data deficiency. New rock samples they collected from across the globe suggest a previously unknown continuity in ocean chemistry over much of its history. These data, the first of their kind, point towards continuous oxygen-poor, iron-rich conditions for 90 percent of Earth’s history, with oxygen and hydrogen sulfide, when present, limited mostly to the surface layers and along the margins of the oceans, respectively.”

Read More @ University of California, Riverside

The provided evidence is supportive of this *Original Astronomical Planet Infowars Discovery

Infowars.com Videos:

Comment on this article:

Leave a reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.