Tag Archives: Asian monsoon project

Human adaptation to climate change in prehistoric NE Thailand?

This pretty challenging line, however without the question mark, is the title of a new manuscript, which we submitted yesterday. For this manuscript we pulled together all the paleoclimate evidences we have for Northeast Thailand based on our sedimentary records … Continue reading

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Thailand for foodies

Most people love Thai food, although tourists generally want a milder, less spicy version of these delicious dishes. This often means that restaurants aimed for tourists only rarely serve good and authentic Thai food. Eating is an important part of … Continue reading

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A day in the jungle of northern Thailand

The Bangkok heat and traffic (speak pollution) is sometimes really too much and spending a weekend in cooler northern Thailand seems to be the perfect escape. A place I had wanted to see for a long time is the small … Continue reading

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Lakes and wetlands tell an important story

A few days ago, I gave a lecture to undergraduate students in geology at Chulalongkorn University. I chose the title ‘Lakes and wetlands tell an important story’ since the focus of our Asian monsoon project is on lakes and wetlands … Continue reading

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Another week in Bangkok

It is almost three weeks now since I arrived here in Bangkok, and almost two weeks since I moved into the apartment at House by the Pond. Time passes by really quick! Inside House by the Pond View from a … Continue reading

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From floor 26 to floor 2

It is definitely not easy to find a serviced apartment here in Bangkok given the requirements I have: quiet location, nice neighborhood, close to the subway and to Chulalongkorn University, not higher than floor 10, and if possible in an … Continue reading

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Plant remains from ancient sediments

During the weeks before Christmas I was busy at the microscope looking through sample after sample to select plant remains for radiocarbon dating. Radiocarbon dates provide us with an age for our sediment sequences, and to obtain good and valid … Continue reading

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