Journal article

Geomorphological and sedimentary evidence for late Pleistocene to Holocene hydrological change along the Rio Mamore, Bolivian Amazon

A Plotzki, J-H May, E Preusser, H Veit

Journal of South American Earth Sciences | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF 200021-1222). The authors would like to thank Bernhard Vogt, Andreas Schellenberger and Umberto Lombardo for intensive field assistance. We are appreciative to Daniela Fischer and Remo Hofmann who provided essential laboratory work. Sally Lowick kindly provided support in the OSL laboratory (Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern). Discharge data from the HYBAM-Observatory (IRD-SENAMHI joint research project in Bolivia) by courtesy of Gerard Cochonneau and Jean-Loup Guyot (Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France). Comments of two anonymous reviewers greatly improved the quality of this manuscript. Adrian Meyer contributed helpful information to this study with his pilot project on "Reconstruction and modelling fluvial parameters of the Paleo-Mamore". We are grateful to the farm owners and caretakers - in particular Carlos Rocca and co-workers - in Bolivia for allowance to drill on their properties and for their help.