Paleolimnology Studies (Climate Reconstructions)
- look for patterns in diatom communities of lake cores
- compare different proxy data (Diatoms, Pollen,
- Compare data from different cores
Reconstruction of El Niño events using diatoms from
lake cores collected from the Galápagos Islands.
Collaborative research with Julian Sachs (University
of Washington) Mark Bush (Florida Institute of
Technology), Paul Colinvaux (Marine Biological Lab,
Woods Hole) and Jonathan Overpeck (University of
Arizona) and the Charles Darwin Research Station,
Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands.
- History of Deglaciation of the Andes. Impact of Global Warming and the
retreat of Glaciers.