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Hello and welcome to more field work! This time I am in Washington State for an active source project (one where they set up explosives and I help program and download small dataloggers that are paired with high frequency vertical seismometers to record the blasts). 297 more words
After decades of theorizing and searching, scientists are reporting that they’ve finally found a massive reservoir of water in the Earth’s mantle — a reservoir so vast that could fill the Earth’s oceans three times over. 593 more words
Deep within the Earth’s rocky mantle lies oceans’ worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.
The results of the study will help scientists understand Earth’s water cycle, and how plate tectonics moves water between the surface of the planet and interior reservoirs, researchers say. 233 more words