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Country: Sweden
Region: northern Sweden
Varve Category: mixed varves
Archive Type: lacustrine sediments
Lake Type: glacial lake
Elevation: 84.0
Length of Record: 6386
DOI / Reference Link: Access Link
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.
Picture Authors: Ingemar Renberg
view of very distinctive varves

Description: 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.
Picture Type: macroscopic