publication . Other literature type . Preprint . Article . 2018

EarthN: A New Earth System Nitrogen Model

Benjamin W. Johnson; Colin Goldblatt;
  • Published: 03 May 2018
  • Publisher: EarthArXiv
The amount of nitrogen in the atmosphere, oceans, crust, and mantle have important ramifications for Earth's biologic and geologic history. Despite this importance, the history and cycling of nitrogen in the Earth system is poorly constrained over time. For example, various models and proxies contrastingly support atmospheric mass stasis, net outgassing, or net ingassing over time. In addition, the amount available to and processing of nitrogen by organisms is intricately linked with and provides feedbacks on oxygen and nutrient cycles. To investigate the Earth system nitrogen cycle over geologic history, we have constructed a new nitrogen cycle model: EarthN. T...
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  • Funder: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
NSF| EAR-PF: A new archive of Paleoarchean ocean chemistry: the 3.24 Ga Panorama volcanogenic massive sulfide district, Western Australia
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1725784
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Geosciences | Division of Earth Sciences
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . Article . 2018

EarthN: A New Earth System Nitrogen Model

Benjamin W. Johnson; Colin Goldblatt;