Reconstructing Past Seawater Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca from Mid-Ocean Ridge Flank Calcium Carbonate Veins

@article{Coggon2010ReconstructingPS,
  title={Reconstructing Past Seawater Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca from Mid-Ocean Ridge Flank Calcium Carbonate Veins},
  author={Rosalind M. Coggon and Damon A. H. Teagle and Christopher E. Smith-Duque and Jeffrey C. Alt and Matthew J. Cooper},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={327},
  pages={1114 - 1117}
}
Cations in the Veins Major events in Earth's history, from climate change to tectonic activity, can be revealed by reconstructing past conditions of the oceans. Clues from ancient ocean chemistry can be found in the cation content of fossilized microorganisms, marine carbonates, or salt deposits from old coastal zones. As these proxies are prone to inconsistencies between samples and methodologies, Coggon et al. (p. 1114, published online 4 February; see the Perspective by Elderfield) estimated… 
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