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Paleolimnology and the Reconstruction of Ancient Environments - Ronald B. Davis

Paleolimnology and the Reconstruction of Ancient Environments

By: Ronald B. Davis (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1990
ISBN: 9780792305712
Number Of Pages: 256

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Paleolimnology Proceedings of the XII INQUA Congress

I: Introduction.- 1. The scope of Quaternary paleolimnology.- II: Pluvial and Non-Pluvial Lake Stages, and Physical Forcing Functions in Intermontane Basin Lakes in Western United States.- 2. Late Pleistocene and Holocene lake fluctuations in the Sevier Lake Basin, Utah, USA.- 3. Late Quaternary paleolimnology of Walker Lake, Nevada.- III: Lake Levels, Glacial Meltwater Inflows, and Paleoclimates of the Early Laurentian Great Lakes.- 4. Oscillations of levels and cool phases of the Laurentian Great Lakes caused by inflows from Glacial Lakes Agassiz and Barlow-Ojibway.- 5. Water levels in Lake Ontario 4230-2000 years B.P.: evidence from Grenadier Pond, Toronto, Canada.- IV: Problems and Controversies in Paleolimnology.- 6. Periods of rapid environmental change around 12500 and 10000 years B.P., as recorded in Swiss lake deposits.- 7. Littoral and offshore communities of diatoms, cladocerans and dipterous larvae, and their interpretation in paleolimnology.- 8a. Early postglacial chironomid succession in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, and its paleoenvironmental significance.- Commentary and response.- 8b. Chironomids, lake development and climate: a commentary.- 8c. Much ado about dead diptera.- V: Lake Development in Moist, North-Temperate Areas.- 9. The developmental history of Adirondack (N.Y.) Lakes.- 10. Role of carotenoids in lake sediments for reconstructing trophic history during the late Quaternary.- VI: Classifications, Parameters, and Techniques.- 11. Classification of lake basins and lacustrine deposits of Estonia.- 12. Factors affecting the interpretation of caddisfly assemblages from Quaternary sediments.- 13. Sequence slotting for stratigraphic correlation between cores: theory and practice.- VII: Species Origins and Endemism in an Ancient Lake.- 14. A review of the origins of endemic species in Lake Biwa with special reference to the goby fish, Chaenogobius isaza.

ISBN: 9780792305712
ISBN-10: 079230571X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1990
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.69