Cave droplets provide window into past climates

July 9, 2019 - General

In the first ever global analysis of cave drip water, an international team, led by Andy Baker at UNSW Australia and including scientists from Cardiff University, have explored how stalagmites and stalactites can show how groundwater resources have recharged in the past.

The chemistry of drip waters that form stalagmites and stalactites in caves around the world have
given researchers an insight into our past climate [Credit: Cardiff…

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