Recent Graduate, University of Newcastle, Australia.
Dr. Michael Griffiths accompanied Dr. Kathleen Johnson during reconnaissance fieldwork in Laos caves in January 2010. Drs. Johnson and Griffiths are experts in the use of geochemical variations preserved in speleothems for reconstructing monsoonal and tropical climates of the past several thousand years. Starting in August 2010, he will be a post-doctoral research fellow at University of California, Irvine, USA. MMAP season: 2010