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Brittany Ward

Geochemistry and Paleoclimatology

University of Waikato

Iā€™m a 1st year PhD student and a geologist passionate about ancient climates. I was drawn to this area of study because of my interest in changing water resources and availability.

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We're studying collapsed civilizations so that ours can endure climate change

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Paleoclimatologists are digging into the connections between the collapse of Maya Civilization and extreme droughts

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The thrill of fieldwork

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I've learned to love caves for both the awesome science they allow me to do, and their beauty

šŸŒ‹ What's in a name? Mount Taranaki

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When Western explorers reached New Zealand they named landmarks and places that already had their own names, but those original names are getting restored.

šŸŒ‹ Mount Ngauruhoe, aka Mount Doom šŸŒ‹

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Learn about Nagauruhoe, the active volcano in New Zealand that played the role of Mount Doom in the Lord of the Rings films.

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Ancient plankton have climate data hidden in their shells

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Scientists have discovered a new way to use single-celled plankton to estimate large-scale changes in ocean chemistry

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