Course Materials

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Seminar Sessions

0. Practical issues in Cave and Speleothem Science (Christoph Spötl)
    Abstract

1. Organic Matter & Biomarkers (Andy Baker)
    Abstract | Slides

2. Oxygen Isotopes (Chris Day)
    Abstract | Slides

3. The Sources of Carbon in Speleothems (Jens Fohlmeister)
    Abstract | Slides

4. Drip Composition and Stalagmite Growth Rates (James Baldini)
    Abstract | Slides

5. Trace Elements (Ian Fairchild)
    Abstract | Slides

6. Fluid Inclusions (Yves Krüger)
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7. Clumped Isotopes (Tobias Kluge)
    Abstract

8. Dating Methods I (Larry Edwards)
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9. Dating Methods II (Hai Cheng)
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10. Speleothem growth vs. non-growth: what can they tell us? (Dominik Fleitmann)
    Abstract | Slides

11. Multi-Proxy Approaches (Mira Bar-Matthews)
    Abstract | Slides

12. Integrating Speleothem data with other Hydroclimate Records (David McGee)
    Abstract | Slides

13. Speleothems from Coastal Karst Settings (David Richards)
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14. The Sun’s signature in the speleothem record (Michael Deininger)
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15. Case study: The Monsoon (Sebastian Breitenbach)
    Abstract | Slides

16. Speleothems and Climate Models (Qiuzhen Yin)
    Abstract | Slides

Workshops

Workshop: Speleothem Petrography (Silvia Frisia)
    Abstract | Slides (Morning) | Slides (Afternoon)

Workshop: COPRA (Sebastian Breitenbach)
    Slides | COPRA files (zipped)

Workshop: OxCal (Chris Ramsay)
    Slides