Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes in African Lacustrine Stromatolites: Palaeohydrological Interpretation

  1. P. K. Swart,
  2. K. C. Lohmann,
  3. J. Mckenzie and
  4. S. Savin
  1. Joel Casanova1 and
  2. Claude Hillare-Marcel2

Published Online: 2 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM078p0123

Climate Change in Continental Isotopic Records

Climate Change in Continental Isotopic Records

How to Cite

Casanova, J. and Hillare-Marcel, C. (1993) Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes in African Lacustrine Stromatolites: Palaeohydrological Interpretation, in Climate Change in Continental Isotopic Records (eds P. K. Swart, K. C. Lohmann, J. Mckenzie and S. Savin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM078p0123

Author Information

  1. 1

    BRGM, Departement Géochimie, B.P. 6009, 45060 Orléans Cedex 2, France

  2. 2

    GEOTOP-Université du Québec à Montréal, C.P. 8888 Suc A, H3C 3P8 Montréal, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900377

Online ISBN: 9781118664025

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Keywords:

  • Climate changes;
  • Paleoclimatology;
  • Isotope geology;
  • Radioactive tracers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Seasonal Record of Lacustrine Stromatolltes

  • Lake Bogoria (Kenya)

  • Lake Natron-Magadi (Kenya-Tanzania)

  • Lake Suguta (Kenya)

  • Lake Tanganyika (Burundi)

  • Sabkha Chemchane (Mauritania)

  • Conclusions