Palaeoclimatology: Archaean atmosphere and climate.

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Abstract

Ohmoto et al. argue that carbon dioxide was abundant in the late Archaean and early Proterozoic atmosphere and that methane was probably scarce, based on a reanalysis of the occurrence of siderite, FeCO3, in ancient rocks. Here I consider several factors that may undermine their conclusions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1 p following 460
JournalNature
Volume432
Issue number7016
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 25 2004

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