Lake Sediments in Historical Monitoring of the Environment

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. Heikki Simola

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch13

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Simola, H. (2007) Lake Sediments in Historical Monitoring of the Environment, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • sediment coring;
  • isotope-dating techniques;
  • sediment varves;
  • marker layers;
  • ecosystem change analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sediment coring and sampling strategy

  • Isotope-dating techniques

  • Sediment varves and marker layers

  • Chemical analyses

  • Biological analyses

  • Data analysis for interpreting ecosystem change

  • Conclusions