Two-step rise of atmospheric oxygen linked to the growth of continents

@article{Lee2016TwostepRO,
  title={Two-step rise of atmospheric oxygen linked to the growth of continents},
  author={C. Lee and Laurence Y. Yeung and N. R. McKenzie and Y. Yokoyama and K. Ozaki and A. Lenardic},
  journal={Nature Geoscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={9},
  pages={417-424}
}
  • C. Lee, Laurence Y. Yeung, +4 authors A. Lenardic
  • Published 2016
  • Geology
  • Nature Geoscience
  • Atmospheric oxygen levels increased in two stages. This two-step rise of oxygen may be a natural consequence of lowered oxidative capacity caused by the emergence of felsic continents and the growth of a continental carbon reservoir. 
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