Baltic Ice Lake-2

Country:

Sweden

Region:

southern Sweden

Lake type:

proglacial lake

Category: clastic varves

Elevation:

20 m asl

Archive type:

lacustrine sediments

Author of images:

Thomas Swetnam

Reference:

De Geer G (1912) A geochronology of the last 12000 years. Compte Rendu 11 Congress Geologique International, 11th International Geological Congress (1910), Stockholm, Sweden, vol. 1, 241-253.

Link to reference or DOI:

http://www.pages-igbp.org/products/multimedia/3674-historic-varve-sampling-video-from-1930

Historic black and white silent movie from 1930 showing Andrew Ellicott Douglass, founder of dendrochronology (University of Arizona) visiting Baron Gerard de Geer, founder of varve chronology (Stockholm University) in Sweden. Together they went to a brickyard to sample varves. Additionally, preparation, archiving and analysing of varves is documented. Video courtesy Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona. > max. resolution