Source - receptor analysis of lignin and lipid macromolecules in karst to quantify stalagmite biomarker proxies of vegetation and temperature change [ 2011 - 2013 ]

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Researchers Baker Prof Andrew; Dr Stuart J Khan; Dr Alison Blyth

Brief description Cave stalagmites are archives of past climate and environmental changes. This project seeks to develop two novel biomarkers, lignin and bacterial membrane lipids, from which we will generate new records of historic and prehistoric vegetation and temperature change.

Funding Amount $320,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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