How can low-temperature carbonate alteration be detected in the near-surface? Can we better understand basin thermal histories by combining traditional time-temperature basin analyses with carbonate alteration models?
Are alkaline lake sediments faithful archives of regional climate and environmental information?
What were the geochemical conditions of the water body in which Earth's earliest life formed?
How do Earth's terrestrial environments respond to globally warm periods?
How strong is the link between Earth's major orogenic events and global cooling?