Sea floor sediment relic 1.9 billion years old

Sea floor sediment relic 1.9 billion years old

These 1.9 billion-year-old marine sediments are from the East Arm of the Great Slave Lake, Canada. Thousands of samples for this study were collected from the few places on Earth that have such remaining slivers of ancient seafloor. Credit: Georgia Tech / Yale - Reinhard / Planavsky

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Categories
Research, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
evolution, phosphorus, animal evolution, oxygen, Proterozoic Eon, O2, Chris Reinhard
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 21, 2016 - 11:08am
  • Last Updated: Dec 21, 2016 - 11:08am