Diksha Bista

Dr Diksha Bista

Stable isotope research assistant
BGS Keyworth
  • 2023 – ongoing: Stable Isotope Research Assistant, British Geological Survey
  • 2019 – 2023: Geochronology Support Scientist, British Geological Survey
  • 2015 – 2019: PhD, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
  • 2012 – 2015: MSc, Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University
  • 2009 – 2012: BSc, Earth and Space Sciences, Jacobs University Bremen

Research interests

  • Stable isotope geochemistry
  • Strontium isotope geochemistry
  • Palaeoclimate and palaeoenvironmental change
  • Palaeoceanography and marine geology

ORCID: 0000-0001-6479-0054

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.nl/citations?hl=en&user=BQPPT0kAAAAJ

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Diksha-Bista

  • Application of strontium isotopic ratio as a proxy for past changes in hydrological system in non-marine basins
  • Extraction of elements from chemical matrix using ion exchange chromatography
  • High precision analysis of strontium, uranium and lead isotopes using Thermal Ionisation Mass Spectrometry
  • High precision analysis of light stable isotopes by isotope ratio mass spectrometry
  • Carbon, nitrogen, and sulphur isotopes in archaeological samples
  • Oxygen and carbon isotopes in water samples
  • Working within clean room/laboratories
  • Numerical box modelling

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