Chapter 8. Sedimentation and Lake Sediment Formation

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Jürg Bloesch

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch8

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Bloesch, J. (2003) Sedimentation and Lake Sediment Formation, in The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology (eds P.E. O'Sullivan and C.S. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047970

Online ISBN: 9780470999271

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Keywords:

  • sedimentation;
  • lake sediment formation;
  • particulate matter;
  • suspended particulate matter;
  • allochthonous

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • THE ORIGIN OF PARTICULATE MATTER IN LAKES

  • SUSPENSION AND SEDIMENTATION OF PARTICLES

  • PARTICLE TRANSFORMATION DURING SEDIMENTATION

  • BURIAL OF SETTLING PARTICULATE MATTER AND PARTICULATE ORGANIC MATTER

  • SEDIMENT RESUSPENSION, TRANSPORTATION AND REDEPOSITION

  • HUMAN IMPACTS ON SEDIMENTS