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An ~11,200 year paleolimnological perspective for emerging archaeological findings at Quartz Lake, Alaska

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2012

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Wooller, Matthew J., Kurek, Joshua, Gaglioti, Benjamin V., Cwynar, Les C., Bigelow, Nancy, Reuther, Joshua D., Gelvin-Reymiller, Carol, and Smol, John P., 2012, An ~11,200 year paleolimnological perspective for emerging archaeological findings at Quartz Lake, Alaska: Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 48, no. 1, p. 83-99.

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Issue Title: Special issue: "Holocene paleoenvironmental records from Arctic lake sediment" Wetlands and lakes in the Tanana Valley, Alaska, have provided important resources for prehistoric humans who inhabited this region. We examine an ~11,200 cal yr BP record of environmental and paleolimnological changes from Quartz Lake in the middle Tanana Valley. Our data are also presented in the context of recent archaeological findings in the lake's general vicinity that have 18 associated AMS ^sup 14^C dates. We analyzed the stable-carbon and nitrogen isotope composition of total organic matter from the core, coupled with oxygen and carbon isotope analyses of Pisidiidae shells (fingernail clams), in addition to chironomid assemblage changes. [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1007/s10933-012-9610-9
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 09212728

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