- Benchmark the current state of our understanding of deep carbon
- Develop an ambitious, intellectually rigorous research agenda
- Cooperatively raise funding and execute that research agenda;
- Synthesize and disseminate findings to the larger scientific community and the public
- Strengthen the geophysical research community through the training of the next generation of young geoscientists and through the development of new instruments, models, and analytical methods.
Sloan grants to the DCO focus on providing funds for organization, institutional infrastructure, data management, and instrument development.
University of Oxford
How much deep carbon dioxide comes out of the East African Rift?
Hydrocarbons Form Surprisingly High Up in Earth’s Mantle
Geologists Turn to Big Data to Uncover New Minerals
Big Data (and You) Could Help Find 1,500 Undiscovered Minerals
New York Times
Scientists Turn to Big Data in Hunt for Minerals, Oil and Gas
Link identified between continental breakup, volcanic carbon emissions and evolution
This program does not accept unsolicited letters of inquiry or grant applications. For more information, including information on current funding opportunities, interested scholars should visit the Deep Carbon Observatory website.