Environmental History and Palaeolimnology: Proceedings of the Vth International Symposium on Palaeolimnology, held in Cumbria, U.K.

Environmental History and Palaeolimnology: Proceedings of the Vth International Symposium on Palaeolimnology, held in Cumbria, U.K.

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

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ISBN-13: 9789401055932
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Series: Developments in Hydrobiology , #67
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Obituary: Edward Smith Deevey (1914–1988).- Palaeolimnology in the English Lakes — some questions and answers over fifty years.- Accuracy and precision in sediment chronology.- 241Am dating of lake sediments.- Accuracies in Po-210 determination for lead-210 dating.- How long was the Younger Dryas? Preliminary evidence from annually laminated sediments of Soppensee (Switzerland).- Absolute dating of late Quaternary Lacustrine sediments by high resolution varve chronology.- The record of deposition of radionuclides in the sediments of Ponsonby Tarn, Cumbria.- Deposition and transport of radionuclides within an upland drainage basin in mid-Wales.- Progress in understanding the chemical stratigraphy of metals in lake sediments in relation to acidic precipitation.- Spheroidal carbonaceous particles as a marker for recent sediment distribution.- Magnetic spherules in recent lake sediments.- Lake sediment records of erosional processes.- A multidisciplinary study of the lake Bjäresjösjön (S Sweden): land-use history, soil erosion, lake trophy and lake-level fluctuations during the last 3000 years.- Paleolimnology of Slapton Ley, Devon, UK.- Sequential inorganic chemical analysis of a core from Slapton Ley, Devon, UK.- Sediment characteristics in relation to cultivation history in two varved lake sediments from East Finland.- The influence of land use on the sedimentation of the river delta in the Kyrönjoki drainage basin.- Heavy metals (Cu and Zn) in recent sediments of Llangorse Lake, Wales: non-ferrous smelting, Napoleon and the price of wheat — a palaeoecological study.- A comparative study of heavy metal contamination and pollution in four Reservoirs in the English Midlands, UK.- Sedimentary diatom concentrations and accumulation rates as predictors of lake trophic state.- The sediment column as a record of trophic status: examples from Bosherston Lakes, SW Wales.- Recent changes to upland tarns in the English Lake District.- Palaeolimnological study of an environmental monitoring area, or, Are there pristine lakes in Finland?.- The eutrophication history of Lake Särkinen, Finland and the effects of lake aeration.- Are we building enough bridges between paleolimnology and aquatic ecology?.- Weichselian chironomid and cladoceran assemblages from maar lakes.- Stratigraphy of the fossil Chironomidae (Diptera) from Lake Grasmere, South Island, New Zealand, during the last 6000 years.- Modern assemblages of arctic and alpine Chironomidae as analogues for late-glacial communities.- Paleolimnology of Neusiedlersee, Austria: the succession of ostracods.- Palaeolimnology of Neusiedlersee — II: the distribution of nutrients and trace metals.- Paleolimnological investigation of three manipulated lakes from Sudbury, Canada.- Dominant diatoms in the interglacial lake sediments of the Middle Pleistocene in Central and Eastern Poland.- Fossil diatom inferred reconstruction of the pH history of two acidic, clear water lakes from insular Newfoundland, Canada.- Taphonomy and diagenesis in diatom assemblages; a Late Pleistocene palaeoecological study from Lake Magadi, Kenya.- Palaeolimnological aspects of a Late-Glacial shallow lake in Sandy Flanders, Belgium.- Palaeolimnological studies of laminated sediments from the Shropshire-Cheshire meres.- Paleolimnological studies using sequential lipid extraction from recent lacustrine sediment: recognition of source organisms from biomarkers.- Vegetation change and pollen recruitment in a lowland lake catchment: Groby Pool, Leics (England).- Seasonal changes in sedimenting material collected by high aspect ratio sediment traps operated in a holomictic eutrophic lake.- Paleolimnology of a Polar Oasis, Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, N.W.T., Canada.- An environmental history of two freshwater lakes in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica.- Paleolimnology of Qilu Hu, Yunnan Province, China.- Sedimentary features and the evolution of lake Honghu, central China.- Palaeolakes of the south central Sahara — problems of palaeoclimatological interpretation.- Holocene environments in the central Sahara.- Chronology of the major palaeohydrological events in NW Africa during the late Quaternary: PALHYDAF results.- Paleolimnology, William Morris and The Magic Flute.

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