paleolimnology


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paleolimnology

[¦pāl·ē·ō·lim′näl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The study of the past conditions and processes of ancient lakes.
The study of the sediments and history of existing lakes.
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Paleolimnology and archaeology of Holocene deposits north-east of Lake Turkana, Kenya.
Biogeochemistry and Paleolimnology of Sediments from Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada.
Barnett, Elizabeth J 1994 'A Holocene paleo-environmental history of Lake Alexandrina, South Australia', Journal of Paleolimnology 12:259-68.
1993, Holocene paleohydrology of a hypersaline lake in southeastern Alberta: Journal of Paleolimnology, v.
Paleolimnology is the study of water life and sediments from preexisting geological time periods.
An important vehicle for the study of this change is paleolimnology, which uses sediment and ice cores to investigate historical modifications to the environment.
Aphotic pigment degradation in the hypolimnion: implications for sedimentation studies and paleolimnology.
Organic geochemical evidence for environmental changes since 34,000 yrs BP from Lago di Mezzano, central Italy // Journal of Paleolimnology.
Writing in The Journal of Paleolimnology, Nof and his colleagues point out that freezing processes probably occurred in the region in the last 12,000 years, icing over the freshwater Sea of Galilee.
Lake coring and paleolimnology have been used to better understand how water quality has changed within watersheds.
The relationship between glacial activity and sediment production: Evidence from a 4450-year varve record of Neoglacial sedimentation in Hector Lake, Alberta, Canada: Journal of Paleolimnology, v.
Late Holocene palaeoecology of the Lake Tauanui Catchment, Northland, New Zealand, Journal of Paleolimnology.