|One of our collaborators from China (at the|
back) and me collecting sediment core
|Fuchi dam constructed at the confluence of the Yangtze River and Honghu Lake in 1971|
At the moment the analysis of the carbon and nitrogen isotopes is underway at the BGS and it is hoped that these will help to track the source of organic matter in ecosystem state change and provide information about the productivity of these shallow freshwater ecosystems.
Linghan Zeng is a PhD student in the School of Geography, University of Nottingham working within the Centre for Environmental Geochemistry.