Nature Geoscience, Published online: 23 September 2019; doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0450-3 A redistribution of marine calcifiers along with a reduction in weathering led to increased seafloor carbonate deposition during the late Neogene, according to a global compilation of carbonate mass accumulation rate records from sediment cores.
Nature Geoscience, Published online: 14 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0466-8 Isolation of deep water around Antarctica due to surface cooling can explain half of the change in atmospheric CO2 levels through glacial–interglacial cycles, according to coupled ocean–sea ice and biogeochemical numerical modelling.
Nature Geoscience, Published online: 18 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0484-6 Land management strategies for enhancing soil carbon sequestration need to be tailored to different soil types, depending on how much organic matter is stored in pools of mineral-associated and particulate organic matter, suggests an analysis of soil organic matter across Europe.
Nature Geoscience, Published online: 28 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0476-6 Regeneration efficiencies of dissolved iron in the mesopelagic zone vary significantly across the oceans, largely depending on particulate composition, according to in situ mesopelagic experiments.
Nature Geoscience, Published online: 21 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0454-z Northern peatlands are estimated to store more than 1,000 Gt of carbon, almost doubling previous estimates, according to a reconstruction of historical peat carbon accumulation.
Nature Geoscience, Published online: 21 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0470-z Chemical reactions between slab and mantle rocks may lead to brittle failure where deep episodic tremor occurs in subduction zones, according to field and microstructural observations of a shear zone in New Zealand.