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Harrie Wood Cave, Yarrangobilly, Australia. Image credit: Dr Andy Baker.

Steering Committee

Laia Comas-Bru (University College Dublin, Ireland) (Lead and mailing list administrator)

Michael Deininger (University of Mainz, Germany)

Sandy Harrison (University of Reading, UK)

Advisory group

Andy Baker (UNSW Sydney, Australia)

Miriam Bar-Matthews (Geological Survey of Israel)

Regional coordinators

Oceania: Bronwyn Dixon (Team leader; University of Reading, UK), Petra Bajo (University of Melbourne, Australia), Monika Markowska (ANSTO, Australia) and Andrew Lorrey (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, New Zealand)

Middle East: Yuval Burstyn (Team leader; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel), Michael Deininger (University of Mainz, Germany), Kerstin Braun (Arizona State University, USA) and Belen Martrat (Spanish Council for Scientific Research (IDÆA-CSIC), Spain).

India: Nikita Kaushal (Team leader; University of Oxford, UK) and Syed Masood Ahmad (CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India)

South America: Michael Deininger (Team leader; University of Mainz, Germany), Valdir Novello (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Brittany M. Ward (University of Waikato, New Zealand) and Francisco Cruz (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil) (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Africa: Kerstin Braun (Team leader; Arizona State Unversity, USA), Robyn Pickering (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Nick Scroxton (University of Massachusetts, USA) and Mike Rogerson (University of Hull, UK)

East Europe and Turkey: Zoltán Kern (Team leader; Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Attila Demény (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and István Gábor Hatvani (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

China: Jun Hu (Team leader; University of Southern California, USA), Yassine Ait Brahim (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China) and Wuhui Duan (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

North and Central America: Jessica Oster (Team leader; Vanderbilt University, USA), Natasha Sekhon (University of Texas at Austin, USA), Monica Arienzo (Desert Research Institute, USA), Sophie Warken (University of Heidelberg, Germany) and Matthew Lachniet (University of Nevada, USA)

South East Asia: Xianfeng Wang (Team leader; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Sakonvan Chawchai (Chulalongkorn Univerisity, Thailand)

Western Europe: Franziska Lechleitner (Team leader; University of Oxford, UK), Laia Comas Bru (University of Reading, UK), Inga Labuhn (Lund University, Sweden), Carlos Pérez (Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología, CSIC, Spain) and Andrea Columbu (University of Bologna, Italy)