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Annually Laminated Lake Sediments—Recent Progress

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Faculty of Oceanography and Geography, University of Gdańsk, 80309 Gdańsk, Poland
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Institute of Geography, University of Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
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Quaternary 2020, 3(1), 5; https://doi.org/10.3390/quat3010005
Received: 4 February 2020 / Revised: 25 February 2020 / Accepted: 27 February 2020 / Published: 3 March 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Annually Laminated Lake Sediments)
The collection of papers entitled “Annually Laminated Lake Sediments” illustrates the recent progress made in varved sediment research and highlights the variety of methodological approaches and research directions used. The contributions cover the monitoring of modern sediment fluxes using sediment traps, geochronological and sedimentological analyses of varves, multi-proxy investigations, including geochemical and biological proxies, as well as spatiotemporal analyses based on multi-core studies supported by satellite images. The scientific issues discussed the influences of hydroclimatological phenomena on short-term changes in sediment flux, the relationships between biogeochemical processes in the water column and the formation of varves, the preservation of environmental signals in varves, and possibilities of synchronizing varved records with other high-resolution environmental archives. View Full-Text
Keywords: environmental monitoring; geochronology; hypoxia; pollen analysis; sediment flux; varve microfacies environmental monitoring; geochronology; hypoxia; pollen analysis; sediment flux; varve microfacies
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Tylmann, W.; Zolitschka, B. Annually Laminated Lake Sediments—Recent Progress. Quaternary 2020, 3, 5.

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