Project

Study of Late-Glacial and Holocene climate variability and dynamics of the Southern Westerlies through a high-resolution, multi-proxy analysis of lacustrine sediment records from southern Chile

Duration
01 October 2010 → 31 December 2012
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Atmospheric sciences
    • Geology
    • Physical geography and environmental geoscience
    • Atmospheric sciences, challenges and pollution
Keywords
Chile paleoclimate sedimentology Holocene Late-Glacial lakes
 
Project description

High-resolution, multi-proxy analysis of long sediment cores from Lake Calafquén and Lakes Pollux/Castor in southern Chile and reconstruction of the past climate changes and past dynamics of the southern Westerlies during the Late Glacial and Holocene.