Indus Valley Civilization undermined by drought

Recent research by paleoclimatologists at the University of Cambridge shows that the Harappan Civilization from the Indus Valley in Pakistan was undermined by a 200-year drought. For me, this research connected to Catherine O’Reilly’s discussion on the use of relative intensities of oxygen-16 and oxygen-18 isotopes in lake sediment cores from Lake Tanganyika.

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