COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Study: Black carbon is ancient by the time it reaches seafloor
Description: A fraction of the carbon that finds its way into Earth's oceans - the black soot and charcoal residue of fires - stays there for thousands of years, and a new first-of-its-kind analysis shows how some black carbon breaks away and hitches a ride to the ocean floor on passing particles. [Source: Rice University]
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Source: Rice University
Publish Date: 4/8/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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