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Prof. Yongfei ZHENG has put forward many valuable suggestions and made critical revisions to the draft of this paper, for which the authors are grateful. The authors are also indebted to Prof. Michael HEAP, Prof. Tao XU, Prof. Hua ZHANG and Associate Prof. Zhanjie QIN. This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 42050201) and the State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources (China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)) (Grant No. GPMR202002).
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Tang, C., Chen, T. & Gong, B. Earth’s thermal cycles and major geological events. Sci. China Earth Sci. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11430-021-9805-0