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Yongsong Huang, Brown University.
Nahid D. Gani, Western Kentucky University.
Understand late Cenozoic vegetation and climate change of the Siwalik strata, Nepalese Himalayas.
Investigate sequence stratigraphy and depositional pattern of the fluvial Siwalik rocks along tectonic strike.
Understand the feedback loop, if any, among grassland expansion, monsoon intensification, and Himalayan uplift.
Compound-specific biomarker data of δ
C (vegetation proxy), δD (precipitation proxy) and brGDGTs (mean annual air temperature proxy); measured sections in outcrops.