Journal article

Holocene floodplain soils along the Rio Mamore, northern Bolivia, and their implications for understanding inundation and depositional patterns in seasonal wetland settings

Jan-Hendrik May, Anna Plotzki, Leonor Rodrigues, Frank Preusser, Heinz Veit

Sedimentary Geology | ELSEVIER | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by a Swiss National Science Foundation grant (SNF 200021-1222) to Heinz Veit. Mr. Ortega and co-workers are thanked for permission to investigate the M-4 site on his property and for their help. In addition, the authors would like to thank Bernardo Vogt, Umberto Lombardo, Beda Roesti and Seraina Fehr for intensive field assistance in the LM, and Nadine Vogel for her contributions within the framework of a BSc thesis on core M-2b. We are grateful to Sally Lowick, Daniela Fischer, Remo Hofmann and Hanspeter Dettling for their help with various aspects of lab work. XRF and XRD measurements were kindly supported at the University of Fribourg and the Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern, and grain size analysis was conducted at the ETH Zurich.