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Formation of supercontinents linked to increases in atmospheric oxygen

Campbell, Ian; Allen, Charlotte M

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Atmospheric oxygen concentrations in the Earth's atmosphere rose from negligible levels in the Archaean Era to about 21 in the present day. This increase is thought to have occurred in six steps, 2.65, 2.45, 1.8, 0.6, 0.3 and 0.04 billion years ago, with

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31226
Source: Nature Geoscience
DOI: 10.1038/ngeo259

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