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Kevin Chamberlain Contributes to Study That Shows Planet's Oxygen Rose Through Glaciers

February 6, 2017
Kevin Chamberlain Contributes to Study That Shows Planet's Oxygen Rose Through Glaciers
Kevin Chamberlain, a UW professor of geology, points to a glacial diamictite exposed in the Snowy Range.

Kevin Chamberlain, a UW professor of geology, points to a glacial diamictite exposed in the Snowy Range. Chamberlain is the second author of a PNAS paper that determined a “Snowball Earth” event actually took place 100 million years earlier than previously projected, and a rise in the planet’s oxidation resulted from a number of different continents -- including what is now Wyoming -- that were once connected. The inset photo was taken by Arthur Snoke. (UW Photo)

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