PetDB Science

Since its inception in 2000, PetDB has supported a wide array of scientific endeavors, providing easy access to a comprehensive global dataset of geochemical data for mid-ocean ridge basalts and abyssal peridotites. PetDB has been cited in hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific articles as the source of data used to develop and test new hypotheses ranging from the chemical and mineralogical composition of Earth's mantle, to the generation and evolution of continental and oceanic crust, melt transport phenomena, to global geochemical seawater budgets.