The History of Global Weathering and the Chemical Evolution of the Ocean-Atmosphere System

  1. E. Takahashi,
  2. R. Jeanloz and
  3. D. Rubie
  1. Louis M. François1,
  2. James C. G. Walker2 and
  3. Bradley N. Opdyke2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM074p0143

Evolution of the Earth and Planets

Evolution of the Earth and Planets

How to Cite

François, L. M., Walker, J. C. G. and Opdyke, B. N. (1993) The History of Global Weathering and the Chemical Evolution of the Ocean-Atmosphere System, in Evolution of the Earth and Planets (eds E. Takahashi, R. Jeanloz and D. Rubie), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM074p0143

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut d' Astrophysique, Université de Liège, Liège, Belgium

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904658

Online ISBN: 9781118666692

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Keywords:

  • Earth—Origin;
  • Earth—Mantle;
  • Planets—Origin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbon Cycle and Chemical Weathering

  • Main Characteristics of the Model

  • Continental Weatherability Over Phanerozoic Time

  • The Carbonate Cycle Over the Last 140 MY

  • Conclusions