Upcoming monsoon meetings

There are two great monsoon-related conferences coming up in 2020 that we’d like to flag. 1. Chapman conference on the Evolution of the Monsoon, Biosphere and Mountain Building in Cenozoic Asia5-9th Jan 2020. Washington DC, USA. 2. 36th International Geological Congress2–8 March 2020. Delhi, India Lots of monsoon-relevant sessions including: 22.1 Advances in Our Understanding […]

New Miocene “carbonate crash” paper

Colleagues working on the Miocene portion of IODP Exp. 353 cores (Site U1443), including Emmeline Gray and Clara Bolton, have found further evidence for a Miocene “carbonate crash” spanning the paleo-tropics. By combining data from stable isotope and XRF elemental analyses, this new paper sheds light on global changes in the intensity of chemical weathering […]


This new website is intended as an introduction to our work on the Plio-Pleistocene Indian monsoon, and a place where news and updates on the various projects can be collated. As publications and conference abstracts appear we will collate them here. Our team is part of a much larger collective of international scientists affiliated with […]