Growth mechanism of stalagmites under different vegetation cover: a case study of stalagmites in Minami-Daito Island, Japan


Speleothems formation depends on geological, hydrological, water chemistry, and climatic factors. Therefore, the δ13C, δ18O, and growth rate of stalagmites are known as a good indicator of paleoenvironment. Minami-Daito... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Hiroki Matsuda (Kumamoto University)
  2. Mika Kashima (Kumamoto University)
  3. Jun Shimada (Kumamoto University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Chemical sedimentary processes , Topics: Freshwater carbonates , Topics: Sedimentary signatures of global changes


PS2 » Continental Carbonate - Poster Session (09:00 - Monday, 23rd May)

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