Articles | Volume 18, issue 16
Biogeosciences, 18, 4791–4816, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4791-2021
Biogeosciences, 18, 4791–4816, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4791-2021

Research article 24 Aug 2021

Research article | 24 Aug 2021

Sediment and carbon accumulation in a glacial lake in Chukotka (Arctic Siberia) during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene: combining hydroacoustic profiling and down-core analyses

Stuart A. Vyse et al.

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Sedimentological and biogeochemical dataset for Arctic glacial lake Rauchuagytgyn, Chukotka, Russia S. A. Vyse, U. Herzschuh, G. Pfalz, B. Diekmann, N. R. Nowaczyk, L. A. Pestryakova, and B. K. Biskaborn https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.929719

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Lakes act as important stores of organic carbon and inorganic sediment material. This study provides a first investigation into carbon and sediment accumulation and storage within an Arctic glacial lake from Far East Russia. It shows that major shifts are related to palaeoclimate variation that affects the development of the lake and its surrounding catchment. Spatial differences to other lake systems from other regions may reflect variability in processes controlled by latitude and altitude.
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