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NSF Earth Sciences Express Update - Spring 2019 Vol. 1

EAR Express Update

EAR Express Update

April 17, 2019


NSF Earth Sciences-supported Research

Earth’s Core May Have Hardened Just in Time to Save its Magnetic Field
Science News
NSF EAR 1656348, 1520681

Electric Bacteria
Pulse of the Planet
NSF EAR 1638216, 1424711, 1324929

Polymer Professor Co-authors Review Paper on Effects of Nanomaterials on the Earth System
Univ. of Akron/ SERC
NSF EAR 1822111, 1331846, 1251479, OCE 1558738, 1558712, ECCS 1542210, 1542160, EEC 1449500, DBI 0830093

Scientists Argue for More Comprehensive Studies of Cascade Volcanoes
NSF EAR 1654275, 1447342, 1444275, 1144555, OCE 1334831

Methanogenesis Sustained by Sulfide Weathering During the Great Oxidation Event
Nature Geoscience
NSF EAR 1929725, 1424676

CHORDS Provides Next Generation Infrastructure for Real-time Geoscience Data Services
NSF GEO 1639750

Podcast Episode 320 - Extinction Events and Their Causes
Lagrange Point
NSF DEB 1660311, 1551488, DMR 1157490, EAR 1748635, IOS 1603808

RuGGed: Ruby Mountains Geochron, Geology & Education YouTube Channel and Interactive Map
Great Basin College
NSF EAR 1728274

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