- 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.
Deep Carbon Observatory
Deep mantle chemistry surprise: Carbon content not uniform
New candidate for "missing element" in Earth's core
A supervolcano caused the largest eruption in European history. Now it’s stirring again.
Over 40 scientists to start exploring ancient seafloor in deserts of Oman
National Public Radio
Big Diamonds Bring Scientists A Message From Superdeep Earth
Neutron diffraction probes forms of carbon dioxide in extreme environments
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.