Modern and Ancient Lake Sediments: An Introduction

  1. Albert Matter and
  2. Maurice E. Tucker
  1. Albert Matter1 and
  2. Maurice E. Tucker2

Published Online: 29 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303698.ch1

Modern and Ancient Lake Sediments

Modern and Ancient Lake Sediments

How to Cite

Matter, A. and Tucker, M. E. (2009) Modern and Ancient Lake Sediments: An Introduction, in Modern and Ancient Lake Sediments (eds A. Matter and M. E. Tucker), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303698.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geol. Inst. Universität Bern, Sahlistrasse 6, CH-3000 Bern, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, The University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 1978

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632002344

Online ISBN: 9781444303698

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Keywords:

  • correlation of thick detrital layers (turbidites);
  • subaerial tufas;
  • Saline lakes and their deposits;
  • Late Pleistocene-Holocene evolution of the KivuTanganyika Basin;
  • preservation of algal filaments within the precipitated calcite;
  • various fabrics of the algal balls;
  • re-evaluation of ancient floodplain, aeolian, deltaic or paralic formations

Summary

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