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Mr. Christopher Wood

Christopher Wood

Graduate Student Researcher
Earth System Science
University of California, Irvine
92617 Irvine


  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        I am actively researching the history of the Southeast Asian Monsoon using speleothem samples from Laos and the interpretation of geochemical proxies in such samples. My current focus is on trace elements and radiocarbon as paleoclimate proxies.
PAGES interests        ECN, CVAS - Climate Variability Across Scales, Speleothems - SISAL, Future Earth
Topics        Biogeochemical processes, Carbon cycle, Climate variability, Extreme events, Human impacts & interactions, Interannual-decadal varaibility, Monsoon, Proxy development
Timescales        Holocene, Last glacial cycle
Regions        Asia, Australasia, Global, Tropics
Archives        Ice cores/glaciers, Lake sediments, Ocean sediments, Soil, Speleothems
Sector        Academia / Education, Research
Discipline        Geochemistry, (Paleo)climatology, Radiocarbon dating
Laboratory        Geochemistry, Isotopes



First-author publications:

(in progress; will be updated upon submission and/or publication)

Other publications:

Bergel, S., Carlson, P. E., Larson, T. E., Wood, C. T., Johnson, K. R., Banner, J. L., Breecker, D. O. (2017). A subsoil carbon source to cave-air CO2 and speleothem calcite in central Texas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 217, 112-127.