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Palaeohydrology of the Southwest Yukon Territory, Canada, based on multiproxy analyses of lake sediment cores from a depth transect

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Year
2005

Citation

Anderson, L., Abbott, M. B., Finney, B. P., and Edwards, M. E., 2005, Palaeohydrology of the Southwest Yukon Territory, Canada, based on multiproxy analyses of lake sediment cores from a depth transect: Holocene, v. 15, no. 8, p. 1172-1183.

Summary

Lake-level variations at Marcella Lake, a small, hydrologically closed lake in the southwestern Yukon Territory, document changes in effective moisture since the early Holocene. Former water levels, driven by regional palaeohydrology, were reconstructed by multiproxy analyses of sediment cores from four sites spanning shallow to deep water. Marcella Lake today is thermally stratified, being protected from wind by its position in a depression. It is alkaline and undergoes bio-induced calcification. Relative accumulations of calcium carbonate and organic matter at the sediment-water interface depend on the location of the depositional site relative to the thermocline. We relate lake-level fluctuations to down-core stratigraphic variations [...]

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Reference Item
3397 record import test
Reference File
NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1191/0959683605hl889rp
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0959-6836, 0959-6836

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