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degassing

CO2 produced through metamorphic decarbonation and oxidation of organic matter (1) exsolves from metamorphic fluids due to decompression and temperature loss (2). Metamorphic CO2 dissolves in meteoric groundwaters (3). Degassing near the surface (4) drives d13C DIC to values in excess of +13 permil.
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Saturday 22 September 2018: A one-day conference bringing together international scientists to mark 200 years since Adam Sedgwick was appointed to the Woodwardian Chair of Geology.

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