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Deep Carbon Observatory

Earth's Carbon Concentrations

Caption: While we know approximately the thickness of Earth's layers, the quantities of carbon below the surface in each layer remain a mystery. Even estimates of carbon in the crust are uncertain. Fluxes between the layers complicate the mystery and the quest of the Deep Carbon Observatory.

Credit: Deep Carbon Observatory

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