northern Sweden

Lake type:

glacial lake

Category: mixed varves

Max depth:

17 m

Archive type:

lacustrine sediments

Author of images:

Ingemar Renberg


Gälman V, Rydberg J, Bigler C (2009) Decadal diagenetic effects on δ13C and δ15N studied in varved lake sediment. Limnology and Oceanography 54 (3), 917-924

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Varved sediment sequence covering the period from AD 2003-2006, core retrieved in spring 2007. Photograph taken with a standard camera of a small section of a freeze-core sample. The topmost 2006-year varve is about 1 cm thick. At the very top the ice is visible. > max. resolution

Varved sediment from Nylandssjön retrieved using freeze core techniques in January 2004. The scale to the left is in centimetres, numbers are years AD. > max. resolution