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Obtaining sediment core from Windy Lake in British Columbia

This photograph shows scientists obtaining sediment core, which is useful in studying changes in forest composition, the frequency of forest fires, and climate change over the past 10,000 years. Pollen charcoal, and chemistry of lake sediments are used for this work.
Temporal and geographic description Windy Lake, British Columbia, Canada.
Primary or BEN resource type
Discipline Specific Core Concepts
Life science discipline (subject)
Keywords forest composition,forest fire,climate change,lake sediment,sediment core,paleoecology
Intended End User Role
Educational Language
Pedagogical Use Category
Pedagogical Use Description This photo can be used discuss research methods in ecology, particularly how to assess forest ecology and climate change.
Aggregation Level
Full Name of Primary Author Daniel Gavin
Primary Author Controlled Name
Primary Author Affiliation University of Illinois
Primary Author email
Added By Id
  • educationintern
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Review type
Drought and Water Ecosystem Services Collection Off
Conservation Targets Under Global Change Collection Off
Big Data Collection Off
Editors Choice No
Resource Status
Date Of Record Submission 2002-10-23
I Agree to EcoEdDL's Copyright Policy & Terms of Use No
Date Of Record Release 2010-02-16 01:44:08
Last Modified By Id
  • mcmilla
Date Last Modified 2013-04-23 14:02:06
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