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Diatom-inferred depth models in 8 Canadian boreal lakes: inferred changes in the benthic:planktonic depth boundary and implications for assessment of past droughts

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2011

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Laird, Kathleen R., Kingsbury, Melanie V., Lewis, C. F. Michael, and Cumming, Brian F., 2011, Diatom-inferred depth models in 8 Canadian boreal lakes: inferred changes in the benthic:planktonic depth boundary and implications for assessment of past droughts: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 30, no. 9-10, p. 1201-1217.

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Assessment of past drought in boreal regions, a region predicted to be strongly affected by climate warming, can provide insights into future availability of water. However, limited instrumental data and paleoclimatic data are available for this assessment. To address this lack of data in the boreal region of northwest Ontario, a regional study of lakes in the Winnipeg River Drainage Basin was initiated. Diatom-inferred (D-I) depth models were developed based on surface samples collected along a depth gradient within 8 small boreal lakes. Weighted-averaging and modern analog approaches provided robust within-lake depth models for each of the study lakes, with bootstrapped r(2) values ranging from 0.90 to 0.98, and root-mean-squared-errors [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.02.009
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0277-3791

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