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Baltic Ice Lake-2

Country: Sweden
Region: southern Sweden
Varve Category: clastic varves
Archive Type: lacustrine sediments
Lake Type: proglacial lake
Elevation: 20.0
DOI / Reference Link: Access Link
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.
Picture Authors: Thomas Swetnam
Description: 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.
Picture Type: field image