Tag Archives: Asian monsoon

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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Closer to the equator

A mere 12 hour flight separates Sweden from Singapore. Twelve hours is really not very long, just half a day! But coming from Sweden, where the fresh air already feels crispy in the mornings and the yellow leaves signal that … 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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Same same, but different

So here I am, back in Bangkok and back at the lovely and friendly Sasa guesthouse – my favourite place here. After 9000 km or 9 hours of travel I am in a part of the world where I will … Continue reading

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Summing up 2014

At this time of the year people send Christmas cards and wishes for the upcoming year. Some even summarize in shorter and longer reports what they and their family had been up to during the year. These types of letters … Continue reading

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The big day

Within one week, two of my PhD students successfully defended their PhD theses: Akkaneewut (Nut) Chabangborn on October 10th and Sakonvan (Moo) Chawchai on October 17. It was a great and stressful day for each of them – first presenting … Continue reading

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