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Rock Varnish Record of a Younger Dryas-Age Wet Event in Northern Tian Shan, Western China

Lead PI: Tanzhuo Liu

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

March 2011 - March 2014
Inactive
Asia ; East Asia ; China
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Using rock varnishes from the Tian Shan of western China the team will reconstruct wetness variations of the world's deserts during past climate changes.

OUTCOMES: Lab work has been completed, but awaiting 10Be measurements.