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From saline to freshwater: the diversity of western lakes in space and time

In the latter half of the twentieth century, lakes and lacustrine deposit systems were recognized as outstanding examples of depositional systems, serving as models with global applications; many may serve as harbingers of environmental change. The chapters explore environmental variability, sedimen...

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Authors and Corporations: Starratt, Scott W. (Editor), Rosen, Michael R. (Editor)
Other Authors: Starratt, Scott W. (HerausgeberIn) , Rosen, Michael R. (HerausgeberIn) 1961-2021
Type of Resource: Book
Language: English
published:
Boulder, Colorado The Geological Society of America 2021
Series: Geological Society of America: Special papers ; 536
Subjects:
Source: Verbunddaten SWB
Subject: DK 556.55
DK 551.312.4
DK 556.551
DK 551.4.07
DK 551.78
DK 551.79
DK 551.791
DK 551.7
DK 551.794
DK 917.8/.9
Call number: 22.035 4.
ISBN: 9780813725369
0813725364
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Summary: In the latter half of the twentieth century, lakes and lacustrine deposit systems were recognized as outstanding examples of depositional systems, serving as models with global applications; many may serve as harbingers of environmental change. The chapters explore environmental variability, sedimentary processes, fire history, the impact of lakes on crustal flexure, and abrupt climate events in arid regions, often through the application of new tools and proxies.
A lignin, diatom, and pollen record spanning the Pleistocene-Holocene transition at Fallen Leaf Lake, Sierra Nevada, California, USA / G. Ian Ball, Paula J. Noble, Brandon M. Stephens, Anna Higgins, Scott A. Mensing, and L.I. Aluwihare -- A 35,000 yr fire history from the Oregon Coast Range, USA / Colin J. Long, Mitchell J. Power, and Laurie D. Grigg -- Records of late Quaternary environmental change from high-elevation lakes in the Ruby Mountains and East Humboldt Range, Nevada / Jeffrey S. Munroe, Matthew F. Bigl, Annika E. Silverman, and Benjamin J.C. Laabs -- Geomorphic controls on sedimentation in Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, eastern Great Basin / Charles G. (Jack) Oviatt -- Sensitivity of a western Great Basin terminal lake to winter northeast Pacific storm track activity and moisture transport / Benjamin J. Hatchett, Douglas P. Boyle, Chris B. Garner, Michael L. Kaplan, Scott D. Bassett, and Aaron E. Putnam -- Radiocarbon and paleomagnetic chronology of the Searles Lake Formation, San Bernardino County, California, USA / Jeffrey R. Knott, Joseph C. Liddicoat, Robert S. Coe, and Robert M. Negrini -- Influence of pluvial lake cycles on earthquake recurrence in the northwestern Basin and Range, USA / Anne E. Egger, Daniel E. Ibarra, Ray Weldon, Robert M. Langridge, and Brian Marion -- Lake Andrei : a Pliocene pluvial lake in Eureka Valley, Eastern California / Jeffrey R. Knott, Elmira Wan, Alan L. Deino, Mitch Casteel, Marith C. Reheis, Fred M. Phillips, Laura Walkup, Kyle McCarty, David N. Manoukian, and Ernest Nunez Jr. -- Evidence for a large middle Holocene flood event in the Pacific southwestern United States (Lake Elsinore, California) / M.E. Kirby, W.P. Patterson, L. Ivanovici, D. Sandquist, and K.C. Glover -- Perspectives on the paleolimnology of the late Eocene Florissant lake from diatom and sedimentary evidence at Clare's Quarry, Teller County, Colorado, USA / Mary Ellen Benson, Dena M. Smith, and Sarah A. Spaulding -- A comparison of western Great Basin paleoclimate records for the last 3000 yr : evidence for multidecadal- to millennial-scale drought / Steve P. Lund and Larry V. Benson -- Paleoclimate record for Lake Coyote, California, and the Last Glacial Maximum and deglacial paleohydrology (25 to 14 cal ka) of the Mojave River / David M. Miller, Stephanie L. Dudash, and John P. McGeehin -- Postglacial environmental change of a high-elevation forest, Sangre de Cristo Mountains of south-central Colorado / R. Scott Anderson, Hanna R. Soltow, and Gonzalo Jiménez-Moreno -- Characteristics of landslide-formed lakes of central Idaho: High-resolution archives of watershed productivity and clastic sediment delivery / Mark D. Shapley, Bruce P. Finney, and Charles R. Krueger -- Interpretation of mouth-bar and related lacustrine and fluvial sand bodies from the middle Green River Formation (Eocene), southern Uinta Basin, Utah / Dave Keighley, Øystein Spinnangr, John Howell, and Stephen Flint -- Geomorphic and sedimentologic evidence for pluvial Lake Carrizo, San Luis Obispo County, California / Dallas D. Rhodes, Robert M. Negrini, J Ramon Arrowsmith, Peter E. Wigand, Steven L. Forman, Manuel R. Palacios-Fest, and Owen K. Davis -- Evolution of the Pleistocene Lake Tecopa beds, southeastern California: A stratigraphic and sedimentologic perspective / Daniel Larsen and Kristian Olson -- Middle and late Pleistocene pluvial history of Newark Valley, central Nevada, USA / Joanna R. Redwine, R.M. Burke, M.C. Reheis, R.J. Bowers, J. Bright, D.S. Kaufman, and R.M. Forester -- Holocene sedimentary architecture and paleoclimate variability at Mono Lake, California / S.R.H. Zimmerman, S.R. Hemming, and S.W. Starratt -- Thermodynamic evaporation and freshwater mixing models to test salinity proxies for late Pleistocene lake levels, Mono Lake, California / Rahul Sahajpal, N. Gary Hemming, Ashaki A. Rouff, Sidney R. Hemming, Susan Zimmerman, and Ritvik Sahajpal -- A 740,000-year-long Mohawk Lake record, Mohawk Valley, northeastern California, USA / Joanna R. Redwine and Kenneth D. Adams.
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description: xii, 506 Seiten; Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
ISBN: 9780813725369
0813725364
Call number: 22.035 4.