Deep Carbon Research


Hazen, R.M. (2019) Earth in five reactions: Grappling with meaning and value in science. American Mineralogist, 104, 468-470.

Hazen, R.M. (2019) Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything. New York: W.W. Norton. British edition (London: HarperCollins, 2019); Chinese, Russian, Ukrainian, Japanese editions). ISBN: 978-0-393 60943-1

Hazen, R.M., Bromberg, Y., Downs, R.T., Eleish, A., Falkowski, P.G., Fox, P., Giovannelli, D., Hummer, D.R., Hystad, G., Golden, J.J., Knoll, A.H., Li, C., Liu, C., Moore, E.K., Morrison, S.M., Muscente, A.D., Prabhu, A., Ralph, J., Rucker, M.Y., Runyon, S.E., Warden, L.A., Zhong, H. (2019) Deep carbon through deep time: Data-driven insights. In: B. Orcutt, I. Danielle, R. Dasgupta [eds], Deep Carbon: Past to Present. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp.320-352.  DOI: 10.1017/9781108677950.020

Schiffries, C.M., Mangum, A.J., Mays, M., Hoon-Starr, M., and Hazen, R.M. (2019) The Deep Carbon Observatory: A ten-year quest to study carbon in Earth. China Engineering, 5, 372-378.

Edmonds, M. and Hazen, R.M. (2019) Spotlight on deep carbon research. Nature Communications, 10, 4800. Doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12747-9



Hazen RM (2014) Deep carbon and false dichotomies. Elements 10:407-409 [pdf]



Hazen RM, Jones AP, Baross JA, eds (2013) Carbon in Earth. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry (Mineralogical Society of America, Chantilly) 75:698 p

Hazen RM, Schiffries C (2013) Why carbon? Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 75:1-6

Hazen RM, Downs RT, Jones A, Kah L (2013) Carbon mineralogy and crystal chemistry. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 75:7-46

Hazen RM, Jones A, Kah L, Sverjensky DA (2013) Carbon mineral evolution. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 75:79-107

Oganov A, Hemley R, Hazen RM, Jones A (2013) Structure, bonding, and mineralogy of carbon at extreme conditions. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 75:47-77

Sephton M, Hazen RM (2013) On the origins of deep hydrocarbons. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 75:449-465

Bolukbasi B and 44 co-authors including Hazen RM (2013) Open data: Creating a culture of cooperation. Science 342:1041-1042



Hazen RM, Hemley RJ, Mangum AJ (2012) Carbon in Earth’s interior: storage, cycling, and life. EoS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 93:17-28



Hazen RM (2011) Exciting frontiers await at scientific boundaries: An example from the Deep Carbon Observatory. Earth 56(7):71 [pdf]