Publication: Animals set the direction for Earth’s carbon cycle

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In a new paper led by Richard Boyle, we show that the emergence of animal ecosystems – and more specifically the animal burrowing and sediment mixing – acted to dampen the magnitude and duration of instabilities in the Earth’s long term carbon cycle.

The paper is published in Geobiology

Read the Rich’s comment on the paper on his website.