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Brienzer See

Country: Switzerland
Region: Bernese Alps
Varve Category: clastic varves
Archive Type: lacustrine sediments
Lake Type: glacial lake
Maximum Depth: 260.0
Elevation: 564.0
DOI / Reference Link: Access Link
Reference: Zolitschka B., 2007. Varved lake sediments. In: S. A. Elias (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 3105-3114.
Picture 1:
pic of brienzersee from the mountains above

Author of Picture 1: Bernd Zolitschka
Description: Brienzer See in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland
Picture Authors: Michael Sturm
20 cm cut of brienzersee sediment

Description: Non-glacial clastic varves of Alpine Brienzersee, Switzerland. Varve counts are marked and labeled, the scale is in cm. The marker years (1963, 1986) determined by radiometric dating (137Cs) are highlighted as well as the sediment surface of the year of coring (2004).
Picture Type: macroscopic