Kassjön

Country:

Sweden

Region:

northern Sweden

Lake type:

glacial lake

Category: mixed varves

Elevation:

84 m asl

Length of record:

6386 years

Archive type:

lacustrine sediments

Author of images:

Ingemar Renberg

Reference:

Petterson G, Renberg I, Sjöstedt-de Luna S, Arnqvist P, Anderson NJ (2010) Climatic influence on the inter-annual variability of late-Holocene minerogenic sediment supply in a boreal forest catchment. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35, 390-398.

Link to reference or DOI:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/esp.1933

Varved sediment sequence from around AD 500. Photo taken with a standard camera of a sediment core retrieved with a Russian peat corer. Varves are ca. 0.5 mm thick. The dark layers represent winter, light layers represent spring. > max. resolution