palaeolimnology


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palaeolimnology

the study of past environments, particularly lake ecosystems, from evidence found in lake muds.
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The role of palaeolimnology in assessing eutrophication and its impact on lakes.
The application of palaeolimnology to evidence-based lake management and conservation: examples from UK lakes.
Rick Battarbee is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Change at University College London with research interests in the use of diatom analysis and palaeolimnology in understanding lake ecosystem dynamics on decadal time-scales.
Lake sediments and environmental history: Studies in Palaeolimnology and Palaeoecology in Honour of Winifred Tutin.
The current study gave another salutary lesson how the real lake reference conditions may be unexpected if the lake hydrology has been irrecoverably transformed by man in the past and indicated the role and importance of palaeolimnology in establishing the development of the lake.
The European Union Water Framework Directive: opportunities for palaeolimnology.
Inferring recent changes in the ecological state of 21 Danish candidate reference lakes (EU Water Framework Directive) using palaeolimnology.
If no historical data or reference water bodies are available, only palaeolimnology and modelling could enable assessment of the historical status of the water body.
In this issue, twelve research papers covering crystalline basement stratigraphy, magma segregation modelling, terrestrial gravity data unification, seismic correlation of Palaeozoic rocks across the Baltic, the Baltic basin structure, quartz mineralogy, calcareous tubeworms, thelodont phylogeny, chitinozoan diversity, late glacial Baltic basin evolution, palaeolimnology and chemical peculiarities of the Silurian-Ordovician and Cambrian-Vendian aquifers are published.
Palaeolimnology is a multidisciplinary science that uses the physical, chemical, and biological information preserved in sediment profiles to reconstruct past environmental conditions in inland aquatic systems.