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Reconstructing Ice Ages in New Zealand, N. America and Greenland Using Cosmogenic Be-10 Dating

Lead PI: Dr. Joerg Michael Schaefer

Unit Affiliation: Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

November 2006 - October 2017
Inactive
Oceania ; New Zealand
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Using new 10Be dating techniques of glacial moraines the team will construct an extensive chronology of Late Glacial and Holocene glaciations in New Zealand which will then be compared to chronologies in South America and the Swiss Alps.