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dc.contributor.authorBilt, Willem van der
dc.contributor.authorBalascio, Nicholas L.
dc.contributor.authorBakke, Jostein
dc.PublishedJournal of Maps 2015:1-9eng
dc.description.abstractChanges in the deposition of fine-grained rock-flour in glacier-fed lakes reflect glacier variability. This meltwater-driven signal is, however, often overprinted by other processes. To constrain the signature of lacustrine sedimentation, we mapped the catchment of glacier-fed Lake Hajeren in northwest Spitsbergen, identifying sediment sources and linking them to surface processes. To this end, we employed a combined approach of aerial image interpretation and field mapping. Our map comprises sediment–landform assemblages commonly found in pro-, peri- and paraglacial landsystems on Spitsbergen, including weathered moraines outboard Little Ice Age limits. Based on the presented map, we argue that mass-wasting does not directly impact lake sedimentation. Also, due to the scarcity of fines in historical glacial deposits, we suggest that modified glacigenic sediments only briefly affect a recorded glacier signal, following retreat. These findings highlight the value of geomorphological maps as tools to constrain catchment processes, improving the interpretation of lake sediment records.en_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.relation.ispartof<a href="" target="blank">Towards a process-based understanding of Holocene polar climate change. Using glacier-fed lake sediments from Arctic Svalbard and Antarctic South Georgia</a>en_US
dc.rightsAttribution CC BY 4.0eng
dc.subjectsediment transporteng
dc.subjectglacier-fed lakeeng
dc.subjectparaglacial modificationeng
dc.titleMapping sediment–landform assemblages to constrain lacustrine sedimentation in a glacier-fed lake catchment in northwest Spitsbergenen_US
dc.typePeer reviewed
dc.typeJournal article
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2015 the authorsen_US
dc.relation.projectNorges forskningsråd: 210004

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